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Abronia nana var. harrisii

Abronia nana S. Watson var. harrisii S.L. Welsh

Harris' Dwarf Sand Verbena, Harris' Dwarf Sand-verbena

Nyctaginaceae (Four o'clock family)



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 , Pink , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


Native Habitat: Sandy or gravelly soils, desert grasslands, scrub.

Web Reference

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


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

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