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Jatropha cuneata

Desert Limberbush, sangrengado

Jatropha cuneata
Jatropha cuneata

Life form2, 3: shrub, medium
Habitat: bajadas, rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: fascicled or alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: spatulate or cuneate or pinnatifid
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: entire or lobed
Flower color2: white or whitish
Flowering period2: July to Aug.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Euphorbiaceae (spurge family)
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land

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