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Boerhavia purpurascens (Purple spiderling)
San Antonio River Authority

Boerhavia purpurascens

Boerhavia purpurascens A. Gray

Purple spiderling

Nyctaginaceae (Four-O'clock Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BOPU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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3 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: AZ , NM , TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0923A Collected Sep 17, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox
NPSOT 0923B Collected Sep 17, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox
NPSOT 0923C Collected Sep 17, 1994 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

3 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Bibliography

Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-07-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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