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Colubrina texensis

Colubrina texensis (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray

Texas Hog Plum, Texas Snakewood, Texas Colubrina, Hog Plum

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family)

USDA Symbol: COTE6
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Colubrina texensis

Hog Plum


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

Habitat: Shrub, in shade of Juniperus ashei and Quercus virginiana. Soils from stoney and poor to rocky, but rich in leaf litter.

Description: Flower in a glomerate, green; pistils-5, opposite petals, disk fills the calyx; leaves 2 cm x 1 cm elliptic to oblanceolate in a fascicle w/numerous flowers of shoot; shrub to 1.5 m, fruit a caplule, dry (last years), 3 stoned.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Apr 2, 1994
Specimen number: 76

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0740
Accession Date: May 3, 1994
Accession Number: 54

Annotations: (In flower & fruit) SCFXB

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