Tillandsia recurvata (L.) L.
Small ball moss, Ball moss
Bromeliaceae (Airplant Family)USDA Symbol: TIRE
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: 60 m W of Oakwell Farms Pky & on S side of East-West path--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: On Quercus virginiana, in partial shade.
Description: Perennial epiphyte, in clump shapes scattered throughout lower branches of host tree. Multi-stemmed (to 6 cm long) from fibrous roots. Leaves & sheathes linear, silvery, to 1 mm x 6 cm, sharply recurved. Infloresence terminal, 1 or 2 flowered, long peduncled (to 8 cm).
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 29, 1987
Specimen number: 237
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0465
Accession Date: Jul 27, 1993
Accession Number: 36 Annotations: SXFRB