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Digital Herbaria

Carlowrightia torreyana

Carlowrightia torreyana Wassh.

Torrey's Wrightwort

Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)

USDA Symbol: CATO13
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Carlowrightia torreyana



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

Habitat: Under Juniperus ashei & Diospyros texana. In shady, decomposed litter.

Description: Prostrate, persistant, woody stem to 1 m long, nude. New growth ascending to 30 cm, dichotomously branching. Leaves opposite, orbicular, entire, broadly acute apically, veination arcuate, 10x15 to 30x32 mm. Petiole 5-18 mm. Infloresence axillary raceme 10 cm long, bracteate, sepals-5, petals, white. Fruit a beaked 6 mm capsule, stiped. Seed-4, circular, black, flat.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Sep 3, 1993
Specimen number: 038

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0638
Accession Date: Jan 25, 1994
Accession Number: 47

Annotations: SCFRB

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