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Proboscidea louisianica ssp. louisianica (Ram's horn)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Proboscidea louisianica ssp. louisianica

Proboscidea louisianica (Mill.) Thell. ssp. louisianica

Ram's horn, Devil's claw, Unicorn plant, Ram's horn

Pedaliaceae (Sesame Family)

Synonym(s): Martynia louisiana, Martynia louisianica, Martynia proboscidea, Proboscidea jussieui


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)


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36 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink


USA: AL , AR , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WA , WV , WY

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0244 Collected June 21, 1992 in Comal County by Mary Beth White

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium


Bibref 248 - Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide (1984) Loughmiller, C. & L. Loughmiller

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2009-03-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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