Abronia umbellata Lam.
Beach Sand Verbena, Pink Sand Verbena
Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock Family)
USDA Symbol: ABUM
Prostrate, trailing, with erect stems supporting dense, branched flower clusters.
Fragrant at night; attracts moths.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
DistributionUSA: CA , OR , WA
Native Distribution: Pacific coast from British Columbia south to Baja California.
Native Habitat: Coastal dunes and scrub.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Abronia umbellata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Abronia umbellata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Abronia umbellata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff