Plant ID forum: shrub under an oak tree ID please

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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Apr 23, 2014 12:11 PM CST
The leaves seem to grow in groups of up to five, shiny, smooth and leather-like on top, fuzzy on bottom. I see a couple of thorns too.


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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Apr 23, 2014 12:57 PM CST
Condalia hookeri looks close ..

http://www.sbs.utexas.edu/bio406d/images/pics/rhm/condalia_h...

http://texastreeplanting.tamu.edu/Display_Onetree.aspx?tid=2...

http://npsot.org/wp/lindheimer/files/2012/04/2012-July-Conda...

There doesn't look to be another which fits your location Christine ..

http://luirig.altervista.org/floranam/condalia.htm
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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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Apr 23, 2014 1:18 PM CST
YES, Janet (Super Sleuth), I believe that is it!! Very good

I don't think I ever would have found it. Thank you for your help! Thumbs up

Love finding plants for wildlife!!
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day --Native American Proverb

Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
Charter ATP Member Organic Gardener Garden Photography Bee Lover Dragonflies Cat Lover
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JRsbugs
Apr 23, 2014 1:30 PM CST
I've looked at several other plants in the same family Christine, just to be sure, but none quite match like this one. I tip my hat to you.
Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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Apr 23, 2014 1:32 PM CST
I did the same, Janet. This one looks right. Thank You!
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day --Native American Proverb

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