Dyschoriste linearis (Torr. & A. Gray) Kuntze
Snake herb, Polkadots, Narrowleaf dyschoriste
Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)USDA Symbol: DYLI
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes, TX.
Habitat: Bottom of west facing hill, in full shade to partial afternoon shade. Soil very thin and rocky.
Description: Erect, 15-30 cm high with single to several stems arising from base. Narrow oblanceolate leaves that are opposite, 2-5 cm long with entire margins and a few sparse hairs on midrib. Purple flowers in the axils of leaves. Perennial.
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: May 10, 1995
Specimen number: 164
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1028
Accession Date: May 23, 1995
Accession Number: 82 Annotations: SCXRB(In flower)