Anacua, Sugarberry Anacua, Anaqua, Knockaway, Sandpaper tree Boraginaceae (Borage Family)
USDA Symbol:EHAN USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Sugarberry, Sandpaper Leaf, Knock-away
Location: In fencerow on S side of East-West Path, about 120 m W of Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Dry, level, alkaline, alluvial soil. Currently shaded by Celtis & Ulmus tree species.
Description: Rounded crown tree to 13 m tall. Usually evergreen, tending to multiple trunks. Leaves broadly lanceolate, petiolate, 3-12 cm long, usually entire & revolute, dark green with many mineralized disks above at maturity; lighter below. Infloresence terminal cymes on young twigs. Corolla 5-lobed, white.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 20, 1990
Specimen number: 379