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Specimen & Label Data
Showy Prairie Gentian, Texas Bluebell
Location: SW corner of Williams Ave., Ft Sam Houston, San Antonio.
Habitat: Steep, E facing caliche slope. Small colony.
Description: Erect, multi-stalked annual, to 35 cm tall. Leaves ovate-elliptic, 15 x 50 mm, acute at apex, opposite, sessile, clasping. Infloresence terminal (1 or more), long peduncled & pediceled. Sepals about 2 cm, subulate. Corolla funnelform, lobes 3x length of tube, to 3 cm long. Pale axially, bluish distally. Capsule to 2 cm long. Seeds many.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 24, 1994
Specimen number: 617
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0903
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66
Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit)