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Justicia warnockii

Justicia warnockii B.L. Turner

Warnock's Water-willow

Acanthaceae (Acanthus Family)

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USDA Symbol: JUWA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Inflorescence: Axillary , Terminal
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: To about 40 cm.
Flower: Flowers few, solitary, terminal or axillary. Creamy-white to pale pink or pink tinged petals with pinkish-lavender to purple streaks in the flower throat. (Bibref 293).
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Distribution: Endemic of the Trans-Pecos region of Texas.
Native Habitat: In mountains and canyons. (Bibref 293).

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Heat Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: Moist, sandy or gravelly soil.

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-09-07
Research By: JAM

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