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Boerhavia gracillima (Slimstalk spiderling)
Muller, Thomas L.

Boerhavia gracillima

Boerhavia gracillima Heimerl

Slimstalk Spiderling

Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock Family)


USDA Symbol: bogr

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Oblong , Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Entire , Undulate
Leaf Apex: Acute , Obtuse
Leaf Base: Rounded
Inflorescence: Axillary , Terminal

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov



Research Literature

Reslit 241 - Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Florida (2000) L. G. Chafin and J. C. P. Hancock
Reslit 580 - Population Biology of Bonamia grandiflora (Convolulaceae): Effects of Fire on Plant and Seed Bank Dynamics (1989) D. C. Hartnett and D. R. Richardson
Reslit 2294 - Reproduction, Population-Dynamics, and Responses to Fire in the Perennial Herb Bonamia grandiflora (Convolvulaceae) (1987) D. C. Hartnett and D. Richardson
Reslit 2620 - Soil preferences for federally-listed plants on the Lake Wales Ridge in Highlands County, Florida (2007) E. S. Menges, C. W. Weekley, S. I. Hamze, R. L. Pi...

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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From the Archive

Wildflower Newsletter 1989 VOL. 6, NO.4 - Spring Climbs Rockies Slowly, Colorado Cooler, Conference of Wildflower and Nati...

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-10-27
Research By: TWC Staff

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