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Koeberlinia spinosa var. tenuispina

Koeberlinia spinosa Zucc. var. tenuispina Kearney & Peebles

Crown of Thorns, Crucifixion Thorn, Spiny Allthorn

Capparaceae (Caper family)

Synonym(s): Koeberlinia spinosa ssp. tenuispina


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Up to about 30 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul


Native Habitat: Desert areas.

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 Koeberlinia spinosa var. tenuispina in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Koeberlinia spinosa var. tenuispina in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Koeberlinia spinosa var. tenuispina


Record Modified: 2020-10-28
Research By: CBR

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