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Villadia squamulosa

Villadia squamulosa (S. Watson) Rose

Rat's-tail Succulent

Crassulaceae (Stonecrop Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tuberous
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Inflorescence: Cyme
Size Notes: Stems 10-15cm long. (bibref 293).
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Blooms from late summer to early fall. (webref 3).


Native Distribution: Texas and Mexico


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

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Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2012-10-24
Research By: WMWW

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