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Boerhavia erecta (Erect spiderling)
Stone, Robert L.

Boerhavia erecta

Boerhavia erecta L.

Erect spiderling

Nyctaginaceae (Four-O'clock Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BOER

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Oval , Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous , Puberulent
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Apex: Acute
Leaf Base: Rounded
Inflorescence: Terminal
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , FL , GA , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NM , OK , SC , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: UPL FACU UPL UPL UPL FACU* UPL UPL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Boerhavia erecta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Boerhavia erecta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Boerhavia erecta

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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