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Digital Herbaria

Dyschoriste linearis

Dyschoriste linearis (Torr. & A. Gray) Kuntze

Snake Herb, Polkadots, Narrowleaf Dyschoriste

Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Dychroste linearis

Snake Herb


Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes, TX.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Bottom of west facing hill, in full shade to partial afternoon shade. Soil very thin and rocky.

Description: Erect, 15-30 cm high with single to several stems arising from base. Narrow oblanceolate leaves that are opposite, 2-5 cm long with entire margins and a few sparse hairs on midrib. Purple flowers in the axils of leaves. Perennial.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: May 10, 1995
Specimen number: 164

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1028
Accession Date: May 23, 1995
Accession Number: 82

Annotations: SCXRB(In flower)

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