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Menodora heterophylla (Low menodora)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Menodora heterophylla

Menodora heterophylla Moric. ex DC.

Low menodora, Redbud

Oleaceae (Olive Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: MEHE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Habitat: Clay, gravel, sandy loam, on caliche outcrops and rocky hills, and in mesquite pastures in central and southern Texas; TX south to central Mexico.

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Nectar Source: yes

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Wrights Nursery - Briggs, TX
Far South Wholesale Nursery - Austin, TX

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
NPSOT - Williamson County Chapter - Georgetown, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0961 Collected Sep 18, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0148 Collected Apr. 26, 1991 in Bexar County by Lottie Millsaps

2 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Bibliography

Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: DEW, JSC, ADA, MAC

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