Taxon  Report   16    
Abronia pogonantha  Heimerl
Mohave sand verbena,  Mojave sand verbena
Abronia pogonantha
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
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Abronia pogonantha
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Abronia pogonantha
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Abronia pogonantha, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Abronia pogonantha
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Genus: Abronia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Abronia pogonantha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).