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Digital Herbaria

Eclipta prostrata

Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.

Pie Plant, False Daisy, Eclipta

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Eclipta prostrata

Yerba de Tago


Location: 1.5 km N of Loop 1604, on private property E of Blanco Rd.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Moist, semi-shady, alkaline soil.

Description: Erect, single stalk, to 3-9 dm, 5 mm dia, light red-brown, much branched from axils. Many white, fiberous roots to 25 cm. Antorse-appressed, stiff hairs, less than .5 mm throughout. Leaves opposite, short petioled, linear-lanceolate, to 6 cm long w/few, obscure teeth. Flowers solitary, on axillary peduncle. Phyllaries few. Rays many, white, pistillate. Disk flowers perfect.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Sep 24, 1992
Specimen number: 481

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0727
Accession Date: Apr 26, 1994
Accession Number: 53

Annotations: SCXRB [=E. alba] (In flower)

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