Allionia choisyi Standl.
Smooth Trailing Four O'Clock, Trailing Four O'Clock, Annual Windmills, Umbrellawort, Garapatilla
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock Family)
USDA Symbol: ALCH
Allionia choisyi has a perianth 3/16 of an inch (5 mm) long or less, and the curved edges of the fruit each bear 5-8 slender, gland-tipped teeth. It is found from southwestern North America (Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas) south through Mexico and Central America to South America, as well as throughout the Caribbean.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0870 Collected May 4, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0629 Collected Nov 6, 1993 in Bexar County by Mike Fox
NPSOT 0561 Collected Oct 13, 1993 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Allionia choisyi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Allionia choisyi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Allionia choisyi
MetadataRecord Modified: 2013-07-15
Research By: TWC Staff