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Calliandra conferta

Calliandra conferta Benth.

Rio Grande Stickpea, Fairy Duster

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Calliandra conferta

Fairy Duster


Location: 3 mi. E. of Hwy 16 on Open G Trail, Helotes, Tx
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: On well drained caliche slope; at edge of scrub and Juniperus ashei. East expossure. Scattered.

Description: Sprawling scrub. 60 cm tall, stems woody. Leaves small, with 1 pair of pinnae; leaflets 14-18. Flowers 3-15 peduncle. Legume 5-7 mm wide.

County: Bexar
Collector: Paul Cox
Collection Date: May 15, 2000
Specimen number: 437

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1137
Accession Date: Sep 12, 2000
Accession Number: 108

Annotations: (In flower/fruit)

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