Taxon  Report   18 
Abronia umbellata  Lam.
Beach sand verbena,  Pink sand verbena, Purple sand verbena
Abronia umbellata
© 2013 Asa Spade
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Abronia umbellata
© 1969 Dean Wm. Taylor
Abronia umbellata
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Abronia umbellata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Abronia umbellata
© 2013 Asa Spade
Coastal Strand
Habitat: coastal
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Abronia umbellata ssp. alba
ICPN: Abronia umbellata ssp. platyphylla
ICPN: Abronia umbellata ssp. variabilis
ICPN: Abronia insularis
ICPN: Abronia minor
ICPN: Abronia neurophylla
More information about  Abronia umbellata
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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