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Nyctaginia capitata

Nyctaginia capitata Choisy

Devil's bouquet, Scarlet muskflower

Nyctaginaceae (Four-O'clock Family)

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

Nyctaginia capitata

Devil's Bouquet

Nyctaginaceae

Location: South boundary of John James City Park, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Open, sunny field; nominal moisture.

Description: Sprawling herbaceous perennial from woody root. Much branched stems decumbent. Perianth deep-red. Plant viscid, malodorus.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harold C. Walker
Collection Date: May 28, 1991
Specimen number: 3

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1104
Accession Date: Feb 26, 1998
Accession Number: 101

Annotations: SCXXB (In flower)

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