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Abronia mellifera (White sand verbena)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Abronia mellifera

Abronia mellifera Douglas ex Hook.

White Sand Verbena

Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous , Glandular
Leaf Margin: Entire
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Blooms a combination of white, pink and green.


USA: ID , OR , UT , WA , WY

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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