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Bouchea spathulata (Spoonleaf)
Anderson, Wynn

Bouchea spathulata

Bouchea spathulata Torr.


Verbenaceae (Verbena family)


USDA Symbol: BOSP2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


Native Habitat: Canyons, ridges.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Webref 1 - Texas Native Shrubs (2002) Texas A&M University Agriculture Program and Leslie Finical, Dallas Arboretum

Additional resources

USDA: Find Bouchea spathulata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bouchea spathulata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bouchea spathulata


Record Modified: 2020-12-10
Research By: CBR

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