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Ziziphus obtusifolia var. obtusifolia (Lotebush)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Ziziphus obtusifolia var. obtusifolia

Ziziphus obtusifolia (Hook. ex Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray var. obtusifolia


Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family)

Synonym(s): Condalia lycioides, Condalia obtusifolia, Condaliopsis lycioides


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall, often shorter.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Yellow to pale yellow to whitish.


USA: AZ , NM , OK , TX

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 75 - Southwest Desert Flora (2020) Southwest Desert Flora
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-01-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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