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Adolphia infesta

Adolphia infesta (Kunth) Meisn.

Junco

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family)

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USDA Symbol: ADIN

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The roots of this plant have a licorice or anise-like scent.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear
Leaf Margin: Entire
Fruit Type: Capsule
Flower: Sepals 5
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Flowers white sometimes with yellow tips.

Distribution

USA: NM , TX

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Heat Tolerant: yes

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1117 Collected 2007-10-04 in Presidio County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2011-05-30
Research By: DEW

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