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Aphanisma blitoides

Aphanisma blitoides Nutt. ex Moq.

San Diego Coastal Creeper, San Diego Coastal-creeper, San Diego Coastalcreeper

Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: APBL

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Habitat: Coastal shrublands, bluffs, saline sands.

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 Aphanisma blitoides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Aphanisma blitoides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Aphanisma blitoides

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-10-28
Research By: CBR

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