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Mexican devil's-claws
Pisonia capitata
Pisonia capitata
Mexican devil's-claws Verbena/Four-o'clock
Pisonia capitata Nyctaginaceae
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common name
  Mexican devil's-claws
accepted scientific name
  Pisonia capitata (S. Watson) Standl.
rules for finding collection records
  Pisonia capitata (145)
family name
  Nyctaginaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Sue Carnahan
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Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of September thru 3rd week of May

Plant Showiness (27%)
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Az-Sonora Desert Museum (2)
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