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Argythamnia claryana

Argythamnia claryana Jeps.

Desert Silverbush, Glandular Silverbush, Sonoran Silverbush

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)

Synonym(s): Argythamnia adenophora, Ditaxis adenophora, Ditaxis claryana

USDA Symbol: ARCL2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Desert scrub, rocky soils, basaltic hills.

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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-03-09
Research By: CBR

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