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Abronia gracilis

Abronia gracilis Benth.

Alfambrilla, Graceful Sand Verbena, Graceful Sand-verbena, Slender Sand Verbena

Nyctaginaceae (Four o'clock family)


USDA Symbol: ABGR2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Accessory
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug


Native Habitat: Flat sandy plains.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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