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Digital Herbaria

Desmanthus virgatus

Desmanthus virgatus (L.) Willd.

Prostrate Bundleflower, Wild Tantan, Slender Mimosa

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Symbol: DEVI3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Desmanthus virgatus var. depressus



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

Habitat: Full sun at bottom of hill, in thin, stoney, very dry soil.

Description: Prostrate perennial from woody root. Leaves alternate, evenly bipinnate, rachis to 35 mm. Pinnae opposite, 4-5 pair, 12-18 mm long. Gland .5-.6 mm at junction of first petiolules. Leaflets: about 15 pair 1 x 3 mm, glabrous, light green. Infloresence: globose w/staminate & pistillate flowers on peduncle 1-6 cm long, whitish.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Jun 2, 1993
Specimen number: 006

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0428
Accession Date: Jun 29, 1993
Accession Number: 33

Annotations: SCFXB

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