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Carlowrightia parvifolia

Carlowrightia parvifolia Brandegee

Little-leaf Wrightwort, Littleleaf Wrightwort

Acanthaceae (Acanthus family)


USDA Symbol: CAPA51

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 14 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug




Bibref 1800 - Flowering Plants of Trans-Pecos Texas and Adjacent Areas (2018) Powell, A.M., Worthington, R.D.

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-09-25
Research By: CBR

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