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Argythamnia humilis (Low silverbush)
Stone, Robert L.

Argythamnia humilis

Argythamnia humilis (Engelm. & A. Gray) Müll. Arg.

Low Silverbush

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)


USDA Symbol: ARHU5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Stems few to many, weak, usually trailing or spreading, freely branching.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Oblanceolate
Inflorescence: Axillary , Raceme
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

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


USA: CO , KS , NM , OK , TX

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Patsy Glenn Refuge - Wimberley, TX


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2008-11-19
Research By: TWC Staff

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