Calflora
Taxon  Report   11963    
Purshia stansburyana  (Torr.) Henr.
Stansbury's antelope brush
Purshia stansburyana
© 2004 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Purshia stansburyana
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Purshia stansburyana
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Purshia stansburyana, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Purshia stansburyana
© 2004 James M. Andre
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Purshia
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Purshia mexicana var. stansburyana
More information about  Purshia stansburyana
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

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).