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Stone, Robert L.
Argemone aurantiaca G.B. Ownbey
USDA Symbol: arau2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
White Bloom Time:
Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug Bloom Notes: Stamens
TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement:
Sun Soil Moisture:
Dry , Moist Conditions Comments:
The leaves and stems are prickly but the flowers are very showy. Endemic
to Texas, primarily found on and near the Edwards Plateau. Nice addition to a wildflower meadow.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
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:
Patsy Glenn Refuge
- Wimberley, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0947
Collected Sep 1, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-PAK-1
Collected 2010-06-19 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff