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Helianthemum arenicola (Coastal sand frostweed)
Cressler, Alan

Helianthemum arenicola

Helianthemum arenicola Chapm.

Coastal Sand Frostweed, Dune Rock Rose

Cistaceae (Rock-rose Family)

Synonym(s): Crocanthemum arenicola

USDA Symbol: HEAR11

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: To about 18 inches in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr



Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) 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 Helianthemum arenicola in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Helianthemum arenicola in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Helianthemum arenicola


Record Modified: 2023-03-20
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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