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Digital Herbaria

Colubrina texensis

Colubrina texensis (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray

Texas Hog Plum, Texas Snakewood, Texas Colubrina, Hog Plum

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family)

USDA Symbol: COTE6
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Colubrina texensis

Snakewood, Hogplum


Location: Fencerow S of E-W path, 30 m E of wooden bridge--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Partial shade, above avg moisture. Alkaline, alluvial soil.

Description: Shrub, to 1.5 m tall, much branched, shifting direction at each node. Leaves fasciculate, ovate, 7 x 14 mm on 2-3 mm petiole. Flowers glomerate on 5 m peduncle.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Apr 26, 1987
Specimen number: 80

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0302
Accession Date: Mar 3, 1993
Accession Number: 22

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