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Abronia nana var. nana

Abronia nana S. Watson var. nana

Dwarf Sand Verbena, Dwarf Sand-verbena

Nyctaginaceae (Four o'clock family)

Synonym(s): Abronia nana var. lanciformis


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


USA: AZ , CA , CO , NV , UT
Native Habitat: Rocky limestone, scrub, pinyon-juniper woodlands and 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.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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