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Digital Herbaria

Allionia choisyi

Allionia choisyi Standl.

Smooth Trailing Four O'Clock, Trailing Four O'Clock, Annual Windmills, Umbrellawort, Garapatilla

Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Allionia choisyi

Smooth Umbrella-wort


Location: 100 m E of Tennis Courts next to swimming pool--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Bare ground in opening of dense woods; caliche soil.

Description: Perennial herb from woody root. Stems trailing, to 1 m long, stout. Leaves opposite/unequal (petioles to 2+ cm), ovate to oblong, rounded to near acute apically, broadly cuneate at most bases. Branching from one of the axils of most paired leaves. Involucre saccate, 5-7 mm long, terminal.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 4, 1994
Specimen number: 583

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0870
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66

Annotations: SCFXB (In flower & fruit)

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