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Fendlera rigida

Fendlera rigida I.M. Johnst.

Narrow-leaf Fendler-bush, Stiff Fendlerbush

Hydrangeaceae (Hydrangea family)

Synonym(s): Fendlera linearis

USDA Symbol: FERI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


Native Habitat: Limestone walls, slopes, rocky woodlands, chaparral, gypsum hills.

Web Reference

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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