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Abronia Villosa

Common Name: desert sand-verbena, chaparral sand-verbena

Location: Mojave and Sonoran deserts of southeastern California, southern Nevada, western Arizona and northwest Mexico

Elevation: below 1,500 feet

Description:A bright and colorful plant that grows in bunches from March-October. Flowers are bright pink.  Desert Sand Verbena is found sandy flats, dunes and desert roadsides. Short, hairy annual wildflowers with leaves are oval with wavy edges that are up to 1 ½ inches long.  Sand Verbena are 4 to 12 inches tall and 12 to 24 inches wide.


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