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Elytraria bromoides

Elytraria bromoides Oerst.

Wheatspike Scaly-stem, Wheatspike Scalystem

Acanthaceae (Acanthus family)

Synonym(s): Tubiflora acuminata

USDA Symbol: ELBR2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 inches tall in flower.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Floral bracts entire.

Distribution

USA: TX

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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