Calflora
Taxon  Report   9639    
Abronia nana  S. Watson  var. covillei  (Heimerl) Munz
Coville's dwarf sand verbena
Abronia nana var. covillei
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Abronia nana var. covillei
© 2008 Thomas Stoughton
Abronia nana var. covillei
© 2003 James M. Andre
Abronia nana var. covillei, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Nevada.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Abronia nana var. covillei
© 2007 Aaron Schusteff
Family: NYCTAGINACEAE  
Genus: Abronia
Parent: Abronia nana
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Abronia nana ssp. covillei
More information about  Abronia nana var. covillei
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ABNAC)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2018).

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