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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Jatropha cuneata (Desert Limberbush, sangrengado)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Jatropha cuneata

 Jatropha cuneata

 Jatropha cuneata

 Jatropha cuneata

 Jatropha cuneata

 Jatropha cuneata

 Jatropha cuneata

 Jatropha cuneata

Habitat: bajadas, rocky slopes
Life Form: shrub,medium
Leaf Description: fascicled simple spatulate leaves
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: July to Aug.
Spines: spineless
Family: Euphorbiaceae (spurge family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, and N.C. Taylor. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 13. Eudicots: Euphorbiaceae. Phytoneuron 2015-26: 1-65. Published 15 April 2015. SSN 2153 733X page 53 (6.7 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Jatropha cuneata (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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