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Collection Details

Species: Justicia americana (L.) Vahl

Acanthaceae Justicia americana (L.) Vahl
Rebecca K. Swadek 594


Collection Date: 22 April 2011
Determined By: R. K. Swadek
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: BRIT

Locality

Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Tarrant County

Closest Town: Fort Worth

Locality Description: Army Corps of Engineers Property E of Benbrook Lake. 500 meters WSW of pull off. 450 meters drictly W of Old Granbury Road

DD Latitude: 32.6241

DD Longitude: -97.4269

Habitat

Habitat Description: Eroding hillslope hollow. In bed of ephemeral stream. Associated with Allium sp. and Valerianella sp.

Soil Description: Calcareous sandy clay loams overlaying Duck Creek Limestone. Open prairie with Schizachyrium scoparium and Muhlenbergia reverchonii.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herb. Flowers white with purple spots. Leaves alternate with swollen nodes.

Other Data

Research Site: USACE E Side of Benbrook Lake

Project: Flora of Tarrant County, Texas