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Digital Herbaria

Boerhavia diffusa

Boerhavia diffusa L.

Red Spiderling

Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock Family)

USDA Symbol: BODI3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Boerhaavia diffusa

Scarlet Spiderling


Location: 45 m E of the South gate on Oakwell Farms Pky & above large rocks on S side of Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. Rocky limestone. Well drained hillside.

Description: Perennial, ascending to 1+m. Sparsely branced. Leaves opposite, petioled (to 10+mm), ovate-oblong. Infloresence axillary & terminal cymes on long peduncles. Perianth purplish-red. Fruit not present.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 27, 1987
Specimen number: 276

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0527
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1993
Accession Number: 40

Annotations: SCFXB

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