Nyctaginaceae (Four-O'clock Family)
USDA Symbol: ALCH
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Location: 100 m E of Tennis Courts next to swimming pool--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio
Habitat: Bare ground in opening of dense woods; caliche soil.
Description: Perennial herb from woody root. Stems trailing, to 1 m long, stout. Leaves opposite/unequal (petioles to 2+ cm), ovate to oblong, rounded to near acute apically, broadly cuneate at most bases. Branching from one of the axils of most paired leaves. Involucre saccate, 5-7 mm long, terminal.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 4, 1994
Specimen number: 583
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0870
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66
Annotations: SCFXB (In flower & fruit)