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Collection Details

Species: Ruellia humilis Nutt.

Acanthaceae Ruellia humilis Nutt.
Rebecca K. Swadek 392

Collection Date: 15 July 2010
Determined By: Rebecca K. Swadek
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Tarrant County

Closest Town: Fort Worth

Locality Description: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. Buffalo Road 15 m S of Todd Island levy parking area and Lake Worth. N - 100 m downslope - of Hardwicke Visitors Center.

DD Latitude: 32.8485

DD Longitude: -97.4759


Habitat Description: Base of eroding hillslope near Paluxy Sand/Walnut Formation contact above Lake Worth. Growing with Schizachyrium scoparium, and Quercus buckleyi

Soil Description: Walnut Formation/Antlers Sand contact. Eroding calcareous gravelly clay loam over sand

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Flowers axillary. Leaves ovate to elliptic. Plant densely pilose.

Other Data

Research Site: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

Project: Flora of the Walnut Formation