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Petalonyx thurberi ssp. thurberi

Petalonyx thurberi A. Gray ssp. thurberi

Sandpaper Plant, Thurber's Sandpaper Plant

Loasaceae (Loasa family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PETHT

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: Up to about 32 inches tall.

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , NV
Native Habitat: Sandy washes, sand dunes.

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 Petalonyx thurberi ssp. thurberi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Petalonyx thurberi ssp. thurberi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Petalonyx thurberi ssp. thurberi

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-11-04
Research By: CBR

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