Tetraclea coulteri A. Gray
Verbenaceae (Verbena Family)
Synonym(s): Tetraclea coulteri var. angustifolia
USDA Symbol: TECO
This species is a member of the verbena family (family Verbenaceae), which includes about 75 genera and 3,000 species of herbs, shrubs, and trees, mostly of tropical and warm temperate regions. Among them, teak is a highly prized furniture wood, and Vervain, Lantana, Lippia or Frog Fruit are grown as ornamentals.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Shape: Obovate
Leaf Pubescence: Puberulent
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Cream colored tinged with red.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX
BibliographyBibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Tetraclea coulteri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Tetraclea coulteri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Tetraclea coulteri
MetadataRecord Modified: 2014-09-23
Research By: TWC Staff