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Alternanthera philoxeroides

Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb.


USDA Native Status: L48 (I), PR (I)

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Specimen & Label Data

Alternanthera philoxeroides



Location: W edge if Salado Creek, just S of low water crossing beside Austin Hwy bridge, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: In shallow, slow moving, fresh water; frequently submerged.

Description: Palustrine perennial, erect, single stalked, stoloniferous. Leaves linear, opposite, to 7 cm long, about 5 times as long as wide; acute apically, narrowed to a nearly sessile base. Infloresence pedunculate (to 5 cm), axillary/terminal, sub-globose; flowers sessile, perianth silvery-white.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 20, 194
Specimen number: 598

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0884
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66

Annotations: SCXRB (In flower)

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