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Digital Herbaria

Ehretia anacua

Ehretia anacua (Terán & Berl.) I.M. Johnst.

Anacua, Sugarberry Anacua, Anaqua, Anacahuita, Knockaway, Knackaway, Sandpaper Tree, Manzanita, Manzanillo, Tlalahuacate

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Ehretia anacua

Sugarberry, Sandpaper Leaf, Knock-away


Location: In fencerow on S side of East-West Path, about 120 m W of Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dry, level, alkaline, alluvial soil. Currently shaded by Celtis & Ulmus tree species.

Description: Rounded crown tree to 13 m tall. Usually evergreen, tending to multiple trunks. Leaves broadly lanceolate, petiolate, 3-12 cm long, usually entire & revolute, dark green with many mineralized disks above at maturity; lighter below. Infloresence terminal cymes on young twigs. Corolla 5-lobed, white.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 20, 1990
Specimen number: 379

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0575
Accession Date: Nov 17, 1993
Accession Number: 43

Annotations: SCXXB

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