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Commicarpus scandens

Climbing Wart-club

Life form2, 3: subshrub
Habitat: valleys, bajadas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: ovate to lanceolate
leaf margin3: sinuate
Flower color2: white or whitish
Flowering period2: Mar. to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Nyctaginaceae (4-o'clock family)
Synonym(s)1: Boerhavia scandens
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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