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Taxon: Leucophyllum frutescens (Berland.) I. M. Johnst.

Genus: Leucophyllum
Family: Scrophulariaceae tribe: Leucophylleae. Also placed in: Myoporaceae
Nomen number: 102296
Place of publication: Contr. Gray Herb. 70:89. 1924
Name verified on: 08-Dec-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Dec-2008
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • barometer-bush   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • purple-sage   (Source: F Tex ) – English
  • Texas silverleaf   (Source: F Tex ) – English
  • cenizo   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support   (fide Dict Gard)
  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Pl Book)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Henrickson, J. 1985. Systematics of Leucophyllum and Eremogeton (Scrophulariaceae). Sida 11:133–140.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • Turner, B. L. et al. 2003. Atlas of the vascular plants of Texas. Sida Botanical Miscellany no. 24.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Leucophyllum frutescens (Berland.) I. M. Johnst.:


Images:

  • Flower: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?102296 (22 December 2014)

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