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Argythamnia neomexicana

Argythamnia neomexicana Müll. Arg.

New Mexico Silverbush

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Synonym(s): Ditaxis neomexicana

USDA Symbol: ARNE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual , Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Oblanceolate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Apex: Acute
Breeding System: Monoecious
Inflorescence: Axillary , Raceme
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Several stems up to 1 foot tall. (bibref 293).

Bloom Information

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


USA: AZ , CA , NM , NV , TX
Native Distribution: Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, and California


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


Record Modified: 2012-10-24
Research By: WMWW

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