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Digital Herbaria

Ziziphus obtusifolia

Ziziphus obtusifolia (Hook. ex Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray

Lotebush, Lote-bush Condalia, Graythorn

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Ziziphus obtusifolia

Lotebush, Gumdrop-Tree


Location: 15 m north of the old iron bridge & 15 m east of Harry Wurzbach Drive--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Almost full shade. Damp, alkaline, alluvial soil.

Description: Shrub to 2 m tall. Branches gray with waxlike bloom, terminating in sharp, stout thorns. Leaves linear-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, gray-green, serrate in outer half, alternate, petioled. Flowers in axillary cymes.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 31, 1993
Specimen number: 191

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0418
Accession Date: Jun 27, 1993
Accession Number: 32

Annotations: SCXXB

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