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Bonamia ovalifolia

Bonamia ovalifolia (Torr.) Hallier f.

Bigpod Lady's Nightcap

Convolvulaceae (Morning-Glory Family)

Synonym(s): Breweria ovalifolia

USDA Symbol: BOOV2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Oblong
Leaf Base: Cordate , Rounded
Leaf Texture: Leathery
Inflorescence: Axillary
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Stem up to 50 cm. tall. (bibref 293).

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


Native Distribution: Texas and Mexico


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-03-21
Research By: WMWW

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