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Galphimia angustifolia (Narrow-leaf goldshower)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Galphimia angustifolia

Galphimia angustifolia Benth.

Narrow-leaf Goldshower, Narrowleaf Goldshower, Thryallis

Malpighiaceae (Barbados Cherry Family)

Synonym(s): Thryallis angustifolia

USDA Symbol: GAAN3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

22 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Size Notes: 6-18"
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Found on open, rocky or lightly wooded areas from the Edwards Plateau south to Mexico.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
Conditions Comments: Small plant producing racemes of yellow flowers.


Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Fragrant Flowers: yes
Deer Resistant: High

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0220 Collected May 13, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
NPSOT 0429 Collected Jun12, 1993 in Bexar County by Mike Fox

2 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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