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Collection Details

Species: Symphoricarpos orbicularis Moench

Caprifoliaceae Symphoricarpos orbicularis Moench
Rebecca K. Swadek , Amanda Neill, Sam Kieschnick, and Tiana Rehman 497

Collection Date: 21 October 2010
Determined By: Rebecca K. Swadek
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Wise County

Closest Town: Decatur

Locality Description: LBJ Unit 32. North of CR 2475 about 0.5 miles NW of intersection with CR 2675. Ca. 4.42 miles E of Hwy 287 in Alvord. Ca. .65 miles S of CR 2585.

DD Latitude: 33.3747

DD Longitude: -97.6309


Habitat Description: Growing on slight slope where Walnut Limestone ridgetop glade begins slumping downslope. With Chamaesyce missurica, Smilax bona-nox, Rhus trilobata, Bouteloua curtipendula, and Symphyotrichum ericoides.

Soil Description: Walnut Formation. Shallow calcareous gravelly clay loam.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Simple leaves. Small shrub. Radially symmetrical flowers.

Other Data

Research Site: Unit 32

Project: Flora of the Walnut Formation