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Melochia pyramidata (Pyramidflower)
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Melochia pyramidata

Melochia pyramidata L.

Pyramidflower, Broom-wood, Pyramid Flower

Sterculiaceae (Cacao Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: MEPY

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

 

From the Image Gallery

22 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: FL , LA , TX

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC FACU FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0886 Collected May 20, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0600 Collected May 13, 1992 in Medina County by Harry Cliffe

2 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1294 Collected 2009-09-01 in Brazoria County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-10-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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