Digital Herbaria

Triodanis biflora

Triodanis biflora (Ruiz & Pav.) Greene

Clasping Venus' looking-glass

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)

USDA Symbol: TRBI2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I)
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Specimen & Label Data

Triodanis perfoliata var. biflora

Small Venus' Looking Glass


Location: E side of creek, just S of New Iron Bridge on Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Moist, open, alluvial soil. Well scattered in few colonies.

Description: Taprooted (7cm) annual, much branched at base. Stalks ascending to .7 m, 4-angled, 3 mm thick, reddish below, light green above. Leaves alternate, sessile, lanceolate, hirsute, sharply acute, 1.5x3 cm, reduced above, coarsely serrate. Infloresence cleistogamous in most nodes. Expanded terminal flower absent.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 8, 1993
Specimen number: 493

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0735
Accession Date: Apr 26, 1994
Accession Number: 53

Annotations: (in fruit) SXFRB

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