Taxon  Report   23    
Abronia villosa  S. Watson  var. villosa 
Desert sand verbena,  Hairy sand verbena
Abronia villosa var. villosa
© 2016 James Gonsman
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Abronia villosa var. villosa
© 2016 James Gonsman
Abronia villosa var. villosa
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Abronia villosa var. villosa, 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 villosa var. villosa
© 2017 Michelle Tollett
Genus: Abronia
Parent: Abronia villosa
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Abronia villosa var. villosa
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

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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 23, 2019).