Justicia pilosella (Nees) Hilsenb.
Gregg's tubetongue, Hairy Tube-tongue, False Honeysuckle
Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)USDA Symbol: JUPI5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: 60 m E of the South Gate on Oakwell Farms Pky & above large rocks on S side of the Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Dry, calcerous soil. Full sun.
Description: Low perennial from stout root. Many stems to 40 cm, eventually ascending. Stems with spreading, evenly scattered hairs. Leaves opposite, subsessile, ovate, medium green. Flowers 1-2 in upper axils, and in terminal crowded leaves. Corolla lavender, tubular, constricted before spreading to an upper 2-lobed & a lower 3-lobed lip.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 27, 1987
Specimen number: 277
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0528
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1993
Accession Number: 40 Annotations: SCXXB