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Digital Herbaria

Forestiera pubescens

Forestiera pubescens Nutt.

Elbow Bush, Stretchberry, Spring Herald, Desert Olive, Tanglewood, Devil's Elbow, Spring Goldenglow, New Mexico Privet, Texas Forsythia

Oleaceae (Olive Family)

USDA Symbol: FOPU2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Forestiera pubescens

Elbow Bush


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

Habitat: Understory shrub--when supported, up to 3.5 m high, but normally 2 m.

Description: Flowers precede the leaves. No leaves present on this specimen, teeth, stems and leaflets pubescent. Corolla yellow, papillonaceous, Seed pods round spiney spirals.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Feb 9, 1994
Specimen number: 046

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0689
Accession Date: Mar 25, 1994
Accession Number: 50

Annotations: DSXXB (staminate flower)

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