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Digital Herbaria

Phyla nodiflora

Phyla nodiflora (L.) Greene

Texas Frogfruit, Turkey Tangle Fogfruit, Frogfruit

Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)

USDA Symbol: PHNO2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Phyla incisa

Sawtooth Frog-Fruit, Texas Frog-Fruit


Location: Vacant lot that will become #11 Bridlington Ct--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. Above average moisture from adjacent sprinkler system. Alkaline, alluvial soil.

Description: Creeping perennial, rooting at nodes. Internodes 7-9 cm. Some branches ascending. Leaves subsessile, narrowly obovate, with large, coarse, spreading teeth on apical 1/4. Infloresence globose. Axillary heads (maturing to cylindrical), peduncles to 9 cm. Corolla: white tube, flaring to 2 mm wide.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 28, 1987
Specimen number: 287

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0535
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1993
Accession Number: 40

Annotations: SCFRB

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