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Abronia macrocarpa

Abronia macrocarpa L.A. Galloway

Large-fruit Sand-verbena, Largefruit Sand Verbena

Nyctaginaceae (Four o'clock family)


USDA Symbol: ABMA5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Accessory
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in the United States.
Native Habitat: Sand dunes.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q24E
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (TX)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


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

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