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Abronia alpina

Abronia alpina Brandegee

Alpine Sand-verbena, Ramshaw Meadows Abronia, Ramshaw Meadows Sand Verbena

Nyctaginaceae (Four o'clock family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Accessory
Size Notes: Small mats, up to about 6 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug


Native Habitat: Sandy soils, alpine meadows.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-09
Research By: CBR

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