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Argythamnia simulans

Argythamnia simulans J.W. Ingram

Plateau silverbush, Tall wild-mercury

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

USDA Symbol: ARSI2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Argythammia simulans

Plateau Wild Mercury

Euphorbiaceae

Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: On hillside, in full sun, mixed with othr forbs and Poaceae.

Description: Erect perennial, stems several, 5+ cm tall, unbranched, striate. Leaves alternate, eliptic to lanceolate to 2 x 6 cm long, reduced above, entire, sessile, with malpighicoeus hairs on both surfaces. Infloresence an axillary androgenous raceme to 9 cm long. Staminate flowers: androphore stout, 1.5 mm. Pistillate: Petals rudimentary or none. Seed: subspheroidal 3x4 mm, apiculate, faintly reticulate.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Jun 18, 1993
Specimen number: 009

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0431
Accession Date: Jun 29, 1993
Accession Number: 33

Annotations: MCFXB

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