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Allionia choisyi Standl.
Smooth trailing four o'clock, Trailing four o'clock, Annual windmills, Umbrellawort, Garapatilla
USDA Symbol: ALCH
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Allionia choisyi has a perianth 3/16 of an inch (5 mm) long or less, and the curved edges of the fruit each bear 5-8 slender, gland-tipped teeth. It is found from southwestern North America (Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas) south through Mexico and Central America to South America, as well as throughout the Caribbean.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0629
Collected Nov 6, 1993 in Bexar County by Mike FoxNPSOT 0561
Collected Oct 13, 1993 in Comal County by Mary Beth WhiteNPSOT 0870
Collected May 4, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
Record Last Modified: 2013-07-15
Research By: TWC Staff