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Abronia umbellata Lam.
Beach Sand Verbena, Pink sand verbena
USDA Symbol: abum
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Prostrate, trailing, with erect stems supporting dense, branched flower clusters.
Fragrant at night; attracts moths.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
CA , OR , WA Canada: BC Native Distribution:
Pacific coast from British Columbia south to Baja California. Native Habitat:
Coastal dunes and scrub. USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
From the National Organizations Directory
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Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff