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Pectocarya platycarpa (Broadfruit combseed)
San Antonio River Authority

Pectocarya platycarpa

Pectocarya platycarpa (Munz & I.M. Johnst.) Munz & I.M. Johnst.

Broadfruit Combseed, Broad Nutted Comb Bur

Boraginaceae (Borage Family)

Synonym(s): Pectocarya gracilis var. platycarpa, Pectocarya linearis var. platycarpa


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 10 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May


USA: AZ , CA , NM , NV , TX , UT

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 1108 Collected Nov 23, 1993 in Bexar County by Sherry Whitmore

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-06-20
Research By: CBR

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