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Collection Details

Species: Brunnichia ovata (Walt.) Shinners

Polygonaceae Brunnichia ovata (Walt.) Shinners
Tiana F. Rehman , Kim Norton, Bob O'Kennon, Keri Barfield, Brooke Byerley, Will Godwin, Steve Holm 401

Collection Date: 28 June 2011
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: unknown


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Wood County

Locality Description: Salesmanship Club Youth Camp. Lake Fork Creek floodplain. Site A, off of Duck Pond Road.

DD Latitude: 32.6618

DD Longitude: -95.3566

Coordinate uncertainty: 5 m


Habitat Description: Growing in clearing in bottomland hardwood forest, at edge of an area typically inundated with water but currently dry due to drought.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Vine growing atop fallen tree limbs to a height of 3m. Heavy load of flowers with greenish-white petals; white stamens extend beyond an orange stigma. Light-green to yellow buds. Orange-coloured petioles and tendrils. Glabrous yellow-green leaves. Visited by numerous flying insects. With: Cephalanthus occidentalis, Polygonum. sp.. Occasional.

Other Data

Research Site: Salesmanship Club Youth Camp

Project: Flora of Wood County, Texas