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Sonoran Desert Plants
Hebecarpa macradenia (A. Gray) J.R. Abbott (Gland-leaf Milkwort)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

 Hebecarpa macradenia (A. Gray) J.R. Abbott

 Hebecarpa macradenia (A. Gray) J.R. Abbott

 Hebecarpa macradenia (A. Gray) J.R. Abbott

Habitat: rocky slopes
Life Form: subshrub
Leaf Description: linear to oblong lanceolate,small,glandular
Flower Color: purple or magenta and greenish or green yellow
Flowering Period: spring to fall
Spines: spineless
Family: Polygalaceae (milkwort family)
Abundance: uncommon
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona Part 19. Eudicots: Polygalaceae to Simmondsiaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-47: 1-71. Published 23 June 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 4 (13.7 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 Hebecarpa macradenia (A. Gray) J.R. Abbott (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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