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Boerhavia gracillima (Slimstalk spiderling)
Muller, Thomas L.

Boerhavia gracillima

Boerhavia gracillima Heimerl

Slimstalk spiderling

Nyctaginaceae (Four-O'clock Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: bogr

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Oblong , Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Entire , Undulate
Leaf Apex: Acute , Obtuse
Leaf Base: Rounded
Inflorescence: Axillary , Terminal
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: AZ , NM , TX

From the Archive

Wildflower Newsletter 1989 VOL. 6, NO.4 - Spring Climbs Rockies Slowly, Colorado Cooler, Conference of Wildflower and Nati...

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-10-27
Research By: TWC Staff

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