University of Texas Herbarium
Catalog #: TEX00391176
Taxon: Tamaulipa azurea (DC.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Family: Asteraceae
Determiner: B. L. Turner, 2012
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Collector: Robert Runyon   3298   
Date: 04 October 1937
Locality: United States, Texas, Cameron, Olmito. Elev. 10 m.
Habitat and Description: Habit a shrub with slender branches; habitat thickets along resaca banks; perennial; on the bank of the resaca; soil alluvial; flowers terminal paniculate; color purple; odor fragrant; month Autumn; leaves opposite, petiolate, deltoid to rhombic ovate; fruit pappus white to roseate; bark pale; roots woody. It forms dense colonies in well drained soils. The leaves are aromatic, the stems have a peculiar odor.
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Record Id: ab870d15-48da-49f7-bf99-e2b4e0efc94b
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