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Coleogyne ramosissima

Coleogyne ramosissima Torr.


Rosaceae (Rose Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Blackbrush is a member of the rose family (family Rosaceae) which includes about 2000 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs worldwide; approximately 77 native and 9 naturalized tree species and many species of shrubs and herbs in North America; including service-berries (Amelanchier), hawthorns (Crataegus), apples (Malus), plums and cherries (Prunus), and mountain-ashes (Sorbus).


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf: White-Gray

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr


USA: AZ , CA , CO , NV , UT

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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