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Abronia latifolia (Coastal sand verbena)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Abronia latifolia

Abronia latifolia Eschsch.

Coastal sand verbena, Yellow Sand Verbena

Nyctaginaceae (Four-O'clock Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ABLA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Many yellow, trumpet-shaped flowers in hemispherical heads bloom atop long stalks in leaf axils of trailing stems.

This is the only yellow Sand Verbena. Two similar species, each differing primarily by flower color, grow along the Pacific Coast. Beach Pancake (A. maritima), from southern California to Mexico, has wine-red flowers, and Beach Sand Verbena (A. umbellata), from British Columbia to Baja California, has flowers varying from deep pink to white.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Prostrate, branches short, forming a dense mat.
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: CA , OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Distribution: Southern California to British Columbia.
Native Habitat: Dunes along the Pacific Coast.

Propagation

Propagation Material: Seeds

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From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Abronia latifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Abronia latifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Abronia latifolia

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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