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Abronia  elliptica A.Nelson   
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FamilyNYCTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Abronia  elliptica A.Nelson 
SynonymsAbronia ramosa Standl.
 Abronia salsa Rydb.
 Abronia pumila Rydb.
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.ArizonaColoradoNevadaNew MexicoUtahWyoming
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude700-2500m
Description leaves petiolate, elliptic-oblong to ovate, entire, adaxially glabrous, abaxially pubescent, flowers 25-75 in axillary heads, lobes 5-8mm, tube 1-2cm,
Size5-10cm
Colorwhitish rose
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, dry, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months 18-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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