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INTRODUCTORY

SPECIES: Purshia glandulosa | Desert Bitterbrush

ABBREVIATION:


PURGLA

SYNONYMS:


Purshia tridentata var. glandulosa (Curran) M.E. Jones [15]

NRCS PLANT CODE:


PUGL2

COMMON NAMES:


desert bitterbrush
Mojave antelope brush

TAXONOMY:


The fully documented scientific name of desert bitterbrush is Purshia glandulosa Curran (Rosaceae) [17,47]. Desert bitterbrush appears to be a hybridization of Stansbury cliffrose (P. mexicana var. stansburiana) and antelope bitterbrush (P. tridentata) [26,28,42,47].

Desert bitterbrush hybridizes with Stansbury cliffrose, antelope bitterbrush [19,22,26,28], and possibly Apache-plume (Fallugia paradoxa) [30].

LIFE FORM:


Shrub

FEDERAL LEGAL STATUS:


No special status

OTHER STATUS:


No entry

AUTHORSHIP AND CITATION:


Zlatnik, Elena. (1999, July). Purshia glandulosa. In: Remainder of Citation


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