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Piriqueta cistoides ssp. cistoides

Piriqueta cistoides (L.) Griseb. ssp. cistoides

Pitted Stripeseed

Turneraceae (Turnera Family)

Synonym(s): Turnera cistoides


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.
Flower: Flowers of this subspecies are homostylus (styles all the same length) and self compatible; ssp. caroliniana is distylous and self incompatible.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec



Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Piriqueta cistoides ssp. cistoides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Piriqueta cistoides ssp. cistoides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Piriqueta cistoides ssp. cistoides


Record Modified: 2020-02-17
Research By: CBR

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