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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Vauquelinia californica ssp.sonorensis (Arizona Rosewood, Sonoran Rosewood)

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 Eriogonum abertianum

 Eriogonum abertianum

 Vauquelinia californica ssp.sonorensis

 Vauquelinia californica ssp.sonorensis

 Vauquelinia californica ssp.sonorensis

 Vauquelinia californica ssp.sonorensis

 Vauquelinia californica ssp.sonorensis

 Vauquelinia californica ssp.sonorensis

 Vauquelinia californica ssp.sonorensis

Habitat: canyons, cliffs, rocky slopes
Life Form: tree
Leaf Description: alternate simple toothed woolly underneath
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: May to June
Spines: spineless
Family: Rosaceae (rose family)
Abundance: locally common

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Vauquelinia californica ssp.sonorensis (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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