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Pteryxia terebinthina var. albiflora

Pteryxia terebinthina (Hook.) J.M. Coult. & Rose var. albiflora (Torr. & A. Gray) Mathias

Turpentine Wavewing, Terebinth Springparsley

Apiaceae (Carrot family)

Synonym(s): Cymopterus terebinthinus var. albiflorus, Cymopterus terebinthinus var. calcareus, Pteryxia terebinthina var. calcarea


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Early collections noted as having white flowers are thought by some authorities to have been based on aged yellow flowers.


USA: CO , ID , MT , NV , UT , WY
Native Habitat: Dry, open, rocky or sandy places.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 3123 - A multivariate analysis of Pteryxia terebinthina (Apiaceae)1 (2008) Feng-jie Sun, Geoffrey Levin, Stephen R. Downie

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

USDA: Find Pteryxia terebinthina var. albiflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pteryxia terebinthina var. albiflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pteryxia terebinthina var. albiflora


Record Modified: 2021-02-17
Research By: CBR

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