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Sonoran Desert Plants
Argythamnia serrata (Torrey) Muller Argoviensis (New Mexico Silverbush)

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 Argythamnia serrata (Torrey) Muller Argoviensis

 Argythamnia serrata (Torrey) Muller Argoviensis

 Argythamnia serrata (Torrey) Muller Argoviensis

 Argythamnia serrata (Torrey) Muller Argoviensis

Habitat: rocky slopes, arroyos, washes, bajadas, sandy areas
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: Feb. to Sept.
Spines: spineless
Family: Euphorbiaceae (spurge family)
Abundance: uncommon
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 11 (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 Argythamnia serrata (Torrey) Muller Argoviensis (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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