USDA Symbol:CLDR USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Texas Virgin's Bower
Location: 1 km E of intersection of Hwy 16 & RR 3550, near Poteet.
Habitat: Dry red clay & sand. Prosopis dominant in area.
Description: Perennial vine climbing by twisted petioles. Leaves pinnately 5-foliate; upper ones 3-cleft, principal lobes lanceolate. Peduncles sparely flowered, axillary or some times trichotomous. Bracted about mid-point. Sepals sericeous outwardly, 12 mm long. Sterile stamens many, 12 mm long. Achene tails to 10 cm long.
Collector: Louise Morrell
Collection Date: Jul 30, 1993
Specimen number: 9