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Helietta parvifolia

Helietta parvifolia (A. Gray ex Hemsl.) Benth.


Rutaceae (Rue Family)


USDA Symbol: HEPA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Fruit Type: Samara
Size Notes: Up to about 20 feet tall.
Fruit: 3 or 4 winged samara-like fruit.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May



From the National Organizations Directory

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

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX


Bibref 298 - Field Guide to Texas Trees (1999) Simpson, B.J.

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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