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Chamaesaracha pallida (Pale five eyes)
Cliffe, Harry

Chamaesaracha pallida

Chamaesaracha pallida Averett

Pale Five Eyes, False Nightshade, Averett Pale Five Eyes

Solanaceae (Potato Family)


USDA Symbol: CHPA16

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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



Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade


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


Record Modified: 2023-05-23
Research By: DEW

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