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Abronia nana var. covillei

Abronia nana S. Watson var. covillei (Heimerl) Munz

Coville's Dwarf Sand Verbena, Coville's Dwarf Sand-verbena

Nyctaginaceae (Four o'clock family)

Synonym(s): Abronia nana ssp. covillei

USDA Symbol: ABNAC

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Accessory
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: CA , NV
Native Habitat: Dry sandy and rocky areas, pinyon-juniper woodlands and yellow-pine forests.

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 nana var. covillei in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Abronia nana var. covillei in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Abronia nana var. covillei

Metadata

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

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