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Tinantia anomala

Tinantia anomala (Torr.) C.B. Clarke

False dayflower, Widows tears

Commelinaceae (Spiderwort Family)

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

Tinantia anomala

False Dayflower

Commelinaceae

Location: SE corner of low-water crossing of Salado Creek at Austin Hwy, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Heavy shade of Ulmus & Celtis. Moist borrow-ditch.

Description: Tufted, much branched & spreading annual. Stems initially erect, to 6 dm long. Leaves linear-spatualate, light green (yellowish). Infloresence a scorpoid, peduncled raceme (terminal). Flowers subtended by a flat, erect spathe. Petals showy, lavender-blue.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 12, 1994
Specimen number: 541

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0824
Accession Date: Jun 29, 1994
Accession Number: 61

Annotations: SCXRB (In flower) [Commelinantia anomala]

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