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Stone, Robert L.
Chamaesaracha coniodes (Moric. ex Dunal) Britt.
False Nightshade, Gray five eyes, Ground Saracha, Prostrate Ground-cherry
USDA Symbol: CHCO
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May
CO , KS , NM , OK , TX Native Habitat:
Found on dry,rocky soils,in gravelly soils in all deserts. Disturbed areas;Lampasas Cut Plain and West Cross Timbers and West to West Texas. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Deer Resistant: High
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
- Austin, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0572
Collected Mar 20, 1990 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: NPC