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Fagonia pachyacantha

Fagonia pachyacantha Rydb.

Sticky Fagonbush, Sticky Fagonia

Zygophyllaceae (Creosote-Bush Family)

Synonym(s): Fagonia californica var. glutinosa

USDA Symbol: FAPA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Flat, sandy or rocky desert habitats.

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


Record Modified: 2020-02-17
Research By: CBR

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