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Triodanis leptocarpa (Slimpod venus' looking-glass)
Stone, Robert L.

Triodanis leptocarpa

Triodanis leptocarpa (Nutt.) Nieuwl.

Slimpod Venus' Looking-glass

Campanulaceae (Bellflower Family)

Synonym(s): Specularia leptocarpa

USDA Symbol: TRLE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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2 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Violet
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: AR , CO , IA , IL , IN , KS , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , OK , SD , TX , WY

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0367 Collected May 7, 1993 in Comal County by Mary Beth White

1 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 78 - (2020) Missouri Native Plant Society
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-19
Research By: TWC Staff

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