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Diospyros texana

Diospyros texana Scheele

Texas Persimmon, Mexican Persimmon, Black Persimmon, Chapote, Chapote Prieto

Ebenaceae (Ebony Family)

USDA Symbol: DITE3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Diospyros texana

Texas Persimmon


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

Habitat: West facing hill, near top; soil rocky and stoney, but well laced with humus. Full sun.

Description: Small tree with naked bark; twigs grayish. Leaves spatulate, entire, four arising from bud. Flowers urn-shaped, 5 mm, greenish-white.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Mar 30, 1994
Specimen number: 66

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0703
Accession Date: Apr 24, 1994
Accession Number: 51

Annotations: DPXXB

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