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Sonoran Desert Plants
Argythamnia brandegeei Millspaugh var. intonsa (I.M.Johnston) J.W.Ingram (Sonoran Silverbush)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

 Argythamnia brandegeei Millspaugh var. intonsa (I.M.Johnston) J.W.Ingram

 Argythamnia brandegeei Millspaugh var. intonsa (I.M.Johnston) J.W.Ingram

Habitat: rocky slopes
Life Form: shrub,low
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: greenish or green white or whitish
Flowering Period: Apr. to July
Spines: spineless
Family: Euphorbiaceae (spurge family)
Abundance: present but not 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 8 (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 brandegeei Millspaugh var. intonsa (I.M.Johnston) J.W.Ingram (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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