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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 nodiflora var. reptans

Hoary Frog-Fruit


Location: Gunsight Mountain Ranch, Tarpley.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Moist, alkaline, alluvial limestone. Semi-shade.

Description: Creeping perennial, rooting at nodes, widely branching, eventually ascending. Leaves 10x28 mm, widest beyond mid-length w/7 pairs of small antorse teeth distally, apex sub-acute, cuneate basally, opposite, medium green, strigillose-puberulent. Pedicels axillary, twice as long as the subtending leaves. Infloresence a dense cylindrical spike. Corolla minute/white.

County: Bandera
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 18, 1992
Specimen number: 468

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0676
Accession Date: Mar 22, 1994
Accession Number: 49

Annotations: SCFRN

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