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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Punica granatum (Pomegranate, granada)

Cabeza Prieta Peak


Habitat: yards, disturbed areas, orchards, disturbed areas
Life Form: tree
Flower Color: red or orange
Flowering Period: spring
Spines: spineless
Family: Lythraceae (loosestrife family)
Abundance: introduced,rare
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 15. Eudicots: Fagaceae to Lythraceae. Phytoneuron 2015-59: 1-53. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 49 (8.5 MB pdf)

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






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