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Digital Herbaria

Acmella oppositifolia

Acmella oppositifolia (Lam.) R.K. Jansen

Oppositeleaf Spotflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Acmella oppositifolia

Creeping Spot-Flower


Location: E bank of Salado Creek, just N of low-water crossing of road from Main Base of Ft Sam Houston to Pershing Firing Range, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun; damp, allluvial soil, often flooded.

Description: Perennial, extensively creeping & rooting at many nodes. Flowering branches ascending. Leaves opposite, blades rhombic-ovate to deltoid-ovate, 2-4 cm long, serrate, petiolate. Heads solitary on naked, axillary peduncles to 15 cm long. Rays few, yellow, 3 toothed. Disk flowers perfect, fertile.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Oct 5, 1994
Specimen number: 684

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0966
Accession Date: Nov 22, 1994
Accession Number: 76

Annotations: SCXRB (In flower) [Spilanthes americana]

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