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Digital Herbaria

Eustoma exaltatum ssp. russellianum

Eustoma exaltatum (L.) Salisb. ex G. Don ssp. russellianum (Hook.) Kartesz

Texas Bluebells, Texas Bluebell, Bluebell, Showy Prairie Gentian, Prairie Gentian

Gentianaceae (Gentian Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Eustoma grandiflorum

Showy Prairie Gentian, Texas Bluebell


Location: SW corner of Williams Ave., Ft Sam Houston, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Steep, E facing caliche slope. Small colony.

Description: Erect, multi-stalked annual, to 35 cm tall. Leaves ovate-elliptic, 15 x 50 mm, acute at apex, opposite, sessile, clasping. Infloresence terminal (1 or more), long peduncled & pediceled. Sepals about 2 cm, subulate. Corolla funnelform, lobes 3x length of tube, to 3 cm long. Pale axially, bluish distally. Capsule to 2 cm long. Seeds many.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 24, 1994
Specimen number: 617

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0903
Accession Date: Aug 23, 1994
Accession Number: 66

Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit)

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