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Menodora  spinescens A.Gray   
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FamilyOLEACEAE
Genus species var.Menodora  spinescens A.Gray 
SynonymsMenodora spinescens var. mohavensis Steyerm.
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.ArizonaCaliforniaNevadaUtah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude1000-2000m
Description leaves alternate, entire, carnose, narrowly oblanceolate, flowers solitary, infundibuliform, 6-9mm across, lateral branchlets apically with flower or with spine
Size15-80cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typespinose shrub
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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