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Wissadula periplocifolia

Wissadula periplocifolia (L.) C. Presl ex Thwaites

White Velvetleaf

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: WIPE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Distribution: Extreme south Texas.

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:

National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2011-09-15
Research By: JAM

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