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Tillandsia balbisiana (Northern needleleaf)
Cressler, Alan

Tillandsia balbisiana

Tillandsia balbisiana Schult. & Schult. f.

Northern Needleleaf

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad Family)


USDA Symbol: TIBA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 30 inches in height.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Violet
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Bracts green to red. Flowers violet.



Additional resources

USDA: Find Tillandsia balbisiana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Tillandsia balbisiana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Tillandsia balbisiana


Record Modified: 2015-08-04
Research By: JAM

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