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Phyla nodiflora

Phyla nodiflora (L.) Greene

Texas frogfruit, Turkey tangle fogfruit, Frogfruit

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

USDA Symbol: PHNO2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Phyla incisa

Sawtooth Frog-Fruit

Verbenaceae

Location: Mitchell Lake, Polder #2, South San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Moist clay beside pond(polder). Almost full sun.

Description: Creeping, decumbent to ascending perennial, much branched, rooting at nodes, appressed strigose. Leaves cuneate; sessile, or nearly so,widest near apex, 4 pair large coarse, salient teeth near apex. Bractlets acute, imbricate, not conspicuously reflexed. Peduncles 1.5 x length of subtending leaves. Heads 5-10 mm thick. Fruit not present.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 30, 1992
Specimen number: 425

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0612
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1993
Accession Number: 44

Annotations: SCFRB

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