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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Aloysia wrightii (oreganillo)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Aloysia wrightii

 Aloysia wrightii

 Aloysia wrightii

 Aloysia wrightii

 Aloysia wrightii

 Aloysia wrightii

Habitat: rocky slopes
Life Form: shrub,low
Leaf Description: opposite simple,dentate,thick,,
Flower Color: greenish or green
Flowering Period: Aug. to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Verbenaceae (verbena family)
Abundance: uncommon
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A Flora of Southwestern Arizona. Part 20. Eudicots: Solanaceae to Zygophyllaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-52: 1-66. Published 4 August 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 43 (7.5 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 Aloysia wrightii (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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