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Samolus ebracteatus ssp. cuneatus (Limewater brookweed)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Samolus ebracteatus ssp. cuneatus

Samolus ebracteatus Kunth ssp. cuneatus (Small) R. Knuth

Limewater Brookweed, Limerock Brookweed

Primulaceae (Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Samolus cuneatus, Samolus ebracteatus var. cuneatus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Pink or whitish.


USA: KS , NM , NV , OK , TX
Native Habitat: Wet limestone, seepage areas or along streams in northcentral Texas, soth and west to west Texas.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade


Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Deer Resistant: High

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-27
Research By: NPC

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