Garrya ovata Benth.
Eggleaf silktassel, Mexican silktassel, Eggleaf Garrya
Garryaceae (Silktassel Family)
USDA Symbol: GAOV
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Size Notes: 6-12 feet.
Size Class: 6-12 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
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 DirectoryAccording to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Hill Country Natives - Leander, TX
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Nueces River Authority - Uvalde, TX
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-660 Collected 2008-12-11 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
BibliographyBibref 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 resourcesUSDA: Find Garrya ovata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Garrya ovata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Garrya ovata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2008-10-29
Research By: TWC Staff