Stillingia texana I.M. Johnst.
Texas Queen's Delight, Queen's Delight, Texas Toothleaf
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)
Synonym(s): Stillingia sylvatica var. linearifolia
USDA Symbol: STTE3
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Root Type: Tap
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
DistributionUSA: NM , OK , TX
Native Habitat: Throughout Texas on dry, calcareous soils of fields and hillsides.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Conditions Comments: Drought tolerant, prefers open areas, forms a deep tap root.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording 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
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0933 Collected Oct 2, 1994 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
NPSOT 0121 Collected June 20, 1991 in Bexar County by Lottie Millsaps
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-DS-2 Collected 2009-06-16 in Burnet County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
BibliographyBibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Stillingia texana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Stillingia texana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Stillingia texana
MetadataRecord Modified: 2010-11-18
Research By: NPC