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Dyschoriste schiedeana var. decumbens (Spreading snakeherb)
Sturla, Gene

Dyschoriste schiedeana var. decumbens

Dyschoriste schiedeana (Nees) Kuntze var. decumbens (A. Gray) Henrickson

Spreading Snakeherb

Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)

Synonym(s): Calophanes decumbens, Dyschoriste decumbens


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Stems decumbent and sprawling, up to about 8 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Purplish to lavender.



Web Reference

Webref 75 - Southwest Desert Flora (2020) Southwest Desert Flora
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Dyschoriste schiedeana var. decumbens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Dyschoriste schiedeana var. decumbens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Dyschoriste schiedeana var. decumbens


Record Modified: 2023-03-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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