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desert christmas tree
Pholisma arenarium
Pholisma arenarium
desert christmas tree crinklemat
Pholisma arenarium Ehretiaceae
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common names
  desert christmas tree
  purple sand food
accepted scientific name
  Pholisma arenarium Nutt. ex Hook.
rules for finding collection records
  Pholisma arenarium (591)
  Pholisma paniculatum (1)
family name
  Ehretiaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Jean Pawek
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals, Many petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color color color color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Plant Observed 2nd week of December thru end of August

Plant Showiness (45%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
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SEINet (4)
Jepson
CalFlora.org
USDA PLANTS profile
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Wikimedia Commons (4)
Michael Charters (3)
Jay Sullivan (1)
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