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Collection Details

Species: Zornia bracteata J.F.Gmel.

Fabaceae Zornia bracteata J.F.Gmel.
Tiana F. Franklin , Keri McNew, Bob O'Kennon 116

Collection Date: 3 June 2009
Determined By: T. F. Franklin
Determination Date: 3 June 2009
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Tarrant County

Locality Description: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. Along powerlines, approximately 1 mile from the Ten Mile Bridge Road.

Locality Site Specific: Power lines (northernmost Refuge entrance)

DD Latitude: 32.8622

DD Longitude: -97.4741


Habitat Description: In open area that is periodically cleared; receiving full sun. Growing with low grasses and sedges, Monarda citriodora, Dracopis amplexicaulis, Lippia nodiflora.

Soil Description: Sandy loam soil, at edge of Aquilla soils.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Spreading herb 8-10 cm in height, to approximately .9 m long. Flowers are a deep yellow colour, with red lines beginning within the hood and fading as the edge of that petal is reached. Similar red staining visible on lower petals. Flowers are clasped by paired bracts that mirror each other on either side of the stem. Glabrous leaves consisting of four thin leaflets. Large single colony seen.

Other Data

Research Site: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

Project: Flora of Tarrant County, Texas