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Aspicarpa longipes

Aspicarpa longipes A. Gray

Spreading Asphead, Chaparral Asphead

Malpighiaceae (Barbados Cherry Family)

Synonym(s): Aspicarpa humilis

USDA Symbol: ASLO7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Biennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall, stems erect or decumbent, spreading branches up to about 3 feet long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Habitat: Dry rocky slopes among boulders, grassy slopes with oaks, pines and junipers.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Aspicarpa longipes in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aspicarpa longipes in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aspicarpa longipes

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-07-24
Research By: CBR

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