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Sonoran Desert Plants
Sapindus drummondii (Soapberry,jaboncillo,amolillo)

Coffee Pot Mountain


 Sapindus drummondii

 Sapindus drummondii

 Sapindus drummondii

 Sapindus drummondii

Habitat: mountains,near water
Life Form: shrub,tall
Leaf Description: pinnate,lanceolate leaflets
Flower Color: white or whitish or whitish
Flowering Period: May to Aug.
Spines: spineless
Family: Sapindaceae (soapberry family)
Abundance: rare
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 63 (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 (opens in a new tab).






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