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Justicia pilosella

Justicia pilosella (Nees) Hilsenb.

Hairy Tube-tongue, Gregg's Tube-tongue, False Honeysuckle

Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)

USDA Symbol: JUPI5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Siphonoglossa pilosella

Hairy Tube-Tongue


Location: 60 m E of the South Gate on Oakwell Farms Pky & above large rocks on S side of the Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dry, calcerous soil. Full sun.

Description: Low perennial from stout root. Many stems to 40 cm, eventually ascending. Stems with spreading, evenly scattered hairs. Leaves opposite, subsessile, ovate, medium green. Flowers 1-2 in upper axils, and in terminal crowded leaves. Corolla lavender, tubular, constricted before spreading to an upper 2-lobed & a lower 3-lobed lip.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 27, 1987
Specimen number: 277

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0528
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1993
Accession Number: 40

Annotations: SCXXB

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