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Garrya ovata (Eggleaf silktassel)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Garrya ovata

Garrya ovata Benth.

Eggleaf silktassel, Mexican silktassel, Eggleaf Garrya

Garryaceae (Silktassel Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: GAOV

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Size Notes: 6-12 feet.
Fruit:
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May

Distribution

USA: NM , TX

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Drought Tolerance: High
Cold Tolerant: yes

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes

Propagation

Propagation 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 Bank

LBJWC-660 Collected 2008-12-11 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Bibliography

Bibref 355 - Landscaping with Native Plants of Texas and the Southwest (1991) Miller, G. O.
Bibref 297 - Trees of Central Texas (1984) Vines, Robert A.

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2008-10-29
Research By: TWC Staff

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