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Sonoran Desert Plants
Argythamnia lanceolata (Bentham) Muller Argoviensis (Narrowleaf Silverbush)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Argythamnia lanceolata (Bentham) Muller Argoviensis

 Argythamnia lanceolata (Bentham) Muller Argoviensis

 Argythamnia lanceolata (Bentham) Muller Argoviensis

 Argythamnia lanceolata (Bentham) Muller Argoviensis

Habitat: rocky slopes, bajadas
Life Form: shrub,low
Leaf Description: alternate simple linear
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: Feb. to Sept.
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 10 (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 lanceolata (Bentham) Muller Argoviensis (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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