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Bernardia obovata (Desert myrtlecroton)
Anderson, Wynn

Bernardia obovata

Bernardia obovata I.M. Johnst.

Desert Myrtlecroton

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BEOB

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: inconspicuous

Distribution

USA: TX

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Heat Tolerant: yes

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2019-06-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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