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Nyctaginia capitata

Nyctaginia capitata Choisy

Devil's Bouquet, Scarlet Muskflower

Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Nyctaginia capitata

Devil's Bouquet, Scarlet Musk-Flower


Location: W curbside, 12631 Silicon Dr., 200' N of NW Pky.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. In gravelly loam, w/heavy Poaceae. Dry.

Description: Perennial. Decumbent stems from taproot w/viscid glands. Leaves gray-green, aromatic. Flowers scarlet, in umbels, 5 lobed w/excerted red stamens and yellow anthers.

County: Bexar
Collector: Lottie Millsaps
Collection Date: May 21, 1991
Specimen number: 89

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0157
Accession Date: Jan. 20, 1992
Accession Number: 11

Annotations: SCXXB

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