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Condalia globosa var. pubescens

Condalia globosa I.M. Johnst. var. pubescens I.M. Johnst.

Bitter Condalia, Bitter Snakewood

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 15 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: May flower sporadically year-round.


Native Habitat: Dry desert washes, drainages, canyons, open slopes, creosote bush scrub.

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 Condalia globosa var. pubescens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Condalia globosa var. pubescens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Condalia globosa var. pubescens


Record Modified: 2020-11-16
Research By: CBR

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