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Digital Herbaria

Nothoscordum bivalve

Nothoscordum bivalve (L.) Britton

Crow Poison, Crowpoison, False Garlic

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

USDA Symbol: NOBI2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Nothoscordum bivalve

Crow-Poison, False-Garlic


Location: Beside still pond, just W of wooden footbridge--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Damp, alkaline, alluvial soil. Full sun. Among Poaceae. Large colony.

Description: Odorless, scapose herb, 40 cm tall from membranous coated bulb. Bulb 5+ cm underground, to 25 mm dia w/fiberous roots. Leaves basal, linear, to 8 mm wide, about as tall as scape. Umbel terminal, 6-12 flowered. Pedicels to 5 cm long. Floral segments-6, white w/reddish central dorsal stripe. Fruit absent.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Feb 13, 1994
Specimen number: 520

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0781
Accession Date: May 26, 1994
Accession Number: 58

Annotations: (In flower) SCXRB

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