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Bonamia repens

Bonamia repens (I.M. Johnst.) Austin & Staples

Creeping Lady's Nightcap

Convolvulaceae (Morning-Glory Family)

Synonym(s): Petrogenia repens

USDA Symbol: BORE9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Oblong
Inflorescence: Axillary
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Creeping stems up to about 20 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


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


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

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