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Nyctaginia capitata

Nyctaginia capitata Choisy

Devil's bouquet, Scarlet muskflower

Nyctaginaceae (Four-O'clock Family)

USDA Symbol: NYCA
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Nyctaginia capitata

Devil's Bouquet, Scarlet Musk-Flower

Nyctaginaceae

Location: 30 m S of S Oakwell Farms Pky & 200 m E of Harry Wurzbach Dr--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Sunny, north facing hillside. Alkaline soil. Nominal moisture.

Description: Perennial herb from semi-woody taproot, to 45 mm dia. Much branched from base. Stems decumbent, viscid, puberulent. Anthocarp 5-6 mm long, 4 mm dia, leathery, turbinate.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Sep 1, 1994
Specimen number: 668

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0952
Accession Date: Oct 27, 1994
Accession Number: 73

Annotations: SXFRB (In fruit)

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