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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Sebastiania bilocularis (Sapium biloculare) (Jumping bean)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Sebastiania bilocularis (Sapium biloculare)

 Sebastiania bilocularis (Sapium biloculare)

 Sebastiania bilocularis (Sapium biloculare)

 Sebastiania bilocularis (Sapium biloculare)

Habitat: bajadas, rocky slopes
Life Form: medium shrub
Leaf Description: alternate simple leaves
Flower Color: greenish
Flowering Period: Mar. to Nov.
Spines: spineless
Family: Euphorbiaceae (spurge family)
Abundance: present

 


References

"Arizona Flora", Thomas A. Kearney and Robert H. Peebles, 1960, University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London (out of print)
    page 511

"Native Plants for Southwestern Landscapes", Judy Mielke, 1993, University of Texas Press, Austin
    page 246
    page 248

"Sonoran Desert Plants An Ecological Atlas", Raymond M. Turner, Janice E. Bowers and Tony L. Burgess, 1995, The University of Arizona Press, Tucson
    page 356

"Flora of the Gran Desierto and Rio Colorado of Northwest Mexico (Southwest Center Series)", Richard Felger, 2001. University of Arizona Press, Tucson
    page 283
    page 268

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