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Purshia glandulosa (Desert bitterbrush)
Reveal, James L.

Purshia glandulosa

Purshia glandulosa Curran

Desert Bitterbrush

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Purshia tridentata var. glandulosa

USDA Symbol: PUGL2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow


USA: AZ , CA , NV , UT

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From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR


Bibref 841 - Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants (2006) Burrell, C. C.

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-12-06
Research By: TWC Staff

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