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Collection Details

Species: Melothria pendula L.

Cucurbitaceae Melothria pendula L.
K. McNew , Tiana Franklin, Tony Burgess, Patty Marksteiner 25

Collection Date: 1 October 2008
Determined By: K. McNew
Determination Date: 1 October 2008
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Tarrant County

Locality Description: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. On South Loop of Todd Island Loop Trail, Southeast side of Todd Island.

DD Latitude: 32.8527

DD Longitude: -97.4834


Habitat Description: In wooded area with sandy soil, very patchy sunlight, consists mostly of hard wood trees (Winged Elm, Post Oak).

Soil Description: Deep sandy Aquilla soils.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Yellow flower growing in a vine on top of leaf litter, green fruits that look mottled and similar in coloring to a watermelon

Other Data

Research Site: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

Project: Flora of Tarrant County, Texas