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Chamaesaracha sordida (Dunal) A. Gray
Hairy Five Eyes, False Nightshade
Solanaceae (Potato Family)
USDA Symbol: CHSO
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
A low, dull green plant, covered with fine, glandular hairs, with a flat, round, dingy whitish-green to yellowish flower in each upper axil.
This and other Chamaesaracha species are frequent but rarely very conspicuous. The corollas are dull, and the foliage often has an earthen hue.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
DistributionUSA: AZ , NM , TX
Native Distribution: Southern Arizona east to western Texas and south to northern Mexico.
Native Habitat: Plains and deserts.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX
BibliographyBibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Chamaesaracha sordida in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chamaesaracha sordida in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chamaesaracha sordida
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-08-03
Research By: TWC Staff