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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Tetraclea coulteri A. Gray (Coulter's Wrinklefruit)

Crater Range


 Tetraclea coulteri A. Gray

 Tetraclea coulteri A. Gray

Habitat: bajadas, sand dunes
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: opposite simple
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: Apr. to Aug.
Spines: spineless
Family: Lamiaceae (mint family)
Abundance: present but not common

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






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