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Abronia villosa var. villosa (Desert sand verbena)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Abronia villosa var. villosa

Abronia villosa S. Watson var. villosa

Desert sand verbena, Sand verbena

Nyctaginaceae (Four-O'clock Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Dec


USA: AZ , CA , NV , UT

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.


Bibref 995 - Native Landscaping from El Paso to L.A. (2000) Wasowski, S. and A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2009-02-21
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