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Digital Herbaria

Arbutus xalapensis

Arbutus xalapensis Kunth

Texas Madrone, Madrone, Texas Arbutus, Manzanita, Xoxocote, Amazaquitl

Ericaceae (Heath Family)

USDA Symbol: ARXA80
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Arbutus xalapensis

Texas Madrone


Location: N side of Canyon Lake, 3 km N of Hancock, 1.6 km S of Hwy 32, on Eagle's Peak.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Occasional colony on dry hillside.

Description: Small tree to 10 m tall. Evergreen leaves are smooth. Bark is peeling to pink or reddish-brown. Infloresence is a panicle of white, urn-shaped flowers, each .5 cm long with fused petals.

County: Comal
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: Mar 29, 1994
Specimen number: 184

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0721
Accession Date: Apr 25, 1994
Accession Number: 52

Annotations: SCXXC (In flower)

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