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Glossopetalon planitierum (Ensign) St. John
USDA Symbol: GLPL
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Glossopetalon is from a Greek phrase meaning tongue-petal, referring to the shape of the petals.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar
CO , NM , OK , TX Native Habitat:
Chaparral & brush country, rocky slopes, canyons and cliffs. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Cold Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay, Caliche type
garden, Mass planting, Low growing Conspicuous Flowers:
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds
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:
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
- Austin, TX
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Record Modified: 2010-10-27
Research By: TWC Staff