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Argythamnia lanceolata

Argythamnia lanceolata (Benth.) Müll. Arg.

Lance-leaved Silverbush, Lanceleaf Silverbush, Narrowleaf Silverbush

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)

Synonym(s): Ditaxis lanceolata

USDA Symbol: ARLA12

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 40 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Desert scrub, rocky soils.

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


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

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