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Abronia minor

Abronia minor Standl.

Little Sand Verbena, Little Sand-verbena

Nyctaginaceae (Four o'clock family)


USDA Symbol: ABMI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Accessory
Size Notes: Prostrate stems form loose mats, up to about 4 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Sandy soils, coastal scrub, lees of dunes near strand.

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.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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