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Flaigg, Norman G.
Garrya ovata Benth.
Eggleaf silktassel, Mexican silktassel, Eggleaf Garrya
USDA Symbol: GAOV
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Size Notes:
6-12 feet. Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
NM , TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Drought Tolerance: High
Cold Tolerant: yes
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Hill Country Natives
- Leander, TX
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:
Nueces River Authority
- Uvalde, TX
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-660
Collected 2008-12-11 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2008-10-29
Research By: TWC Staff