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Digital Herbaria

Forestiera pubescens

Forestiera pubescens Nutt.

Elbow Bush, Stretchberry, Spring Herald, Desert Olive, Tanglewood, Devil's Elbow, Spring Goldenglow, New Mexico Privet, Texas Forsythia

Oleaceae (Olive Family)

USDA Symbol: FOPU2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Forestiera pubescens

Elbow Bush


Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes, Texas 78023.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Strongly understory plant. Under both Quercus virginica and Junperus ashei. Not found in full sun.

Description: Deciduous shrub. Arcuate branches. Leaf blades variable in shape, to 3 m tall. Flowers precede leaves. Monoecious.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: May 3, 1996
Specimen number: 193

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1072
Accession Date: May 29, 1996
Accession Number: 88

Annotations: MXFXB (In fruit) [pistillate]

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