The Arbutus Texana
is commonly known as Lady Legs
, Lady's Legs
, Naked Indian
, Texas Arbutus
, Texas Madrone
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Texas madrone grows from the Edwards Plateau of south-central Texas to
Trans-Pecos Texas and southeastern New Mexico [12
]. It occurs southward
through Mexico into Guatemala [12
The current scientific name of Texas madrone is Arbutus xalapensis Kunth (Ericaceae)[6
Texas madrone is listed as a dominant or indicator in the following
community type (cts) classification:
Area Classification Authority
TX: Brewster Co. general veg. cts Denyes 1956
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Much of the information presented here is attributed to:
Tirmenstein, D. A. 1990. Arbutus xalapensis.
In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online].
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service,
Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available at USDA Forest Service.