Clammyweed Polanisia dodecandra var. trachysperma
Caper family — Capparidaceae
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This variety of clammyweed occurs throughout much of Texas except for the Trans-Pecos and South Texas. It is most commonly found on sand and gravel bars in river bottoms. The blooms, present in summer or fall, are attractive, but the plant is very sticky to the touch and rank smelling.
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Flowering Months: May, June, July, August, September, October
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