Digital Herbaria

Gaura coccinea

Gaura coccinea Nutt. ex Pursh

Scarlet beeblossom, Scarlet gaura

Onagraceae (Evening-Primrose Family)

USDA Symbol: GACO5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Gaura coccinea

Scarlet Gaura


Location: On Dick Friedrich St. near Olmos Dam.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Open sun along roadside. Growing in large clumps, slightly sandy soil on gentle slope.

Description: Fairly tall plant with petals that are white and red, unopened flower buds at top. Narrow leaves.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mollie Walton
Collection Date: Mar. 28, 1991
Specimen number: 43

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0088
Accession Date: May 27, 1991
Accession Number: 7

Annotations: SCFRB

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