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Glossopetalon spinescens
spiny greasewood rockflower/greasewood
Glossopetalon spinescens Crossosomataceae
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common names
  spiny greasewood
  Nevada greasewood
accepted scientific name
  Glossopetalon spinescens A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Forsellesia meionandra (14)
  Forsellesia nevadensis (113)
  Forsellesia planitierum (16)
  Forsellesia spinescens (30)
  Glossopetalon nevadense (105)
  Glossopetalon planitierum (30)
  Glossopetalon spinescens (769)
family name
  Crossosomataceae
Image Author: ©2008 Stan Shebs
Image License: CC BY-SA
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .25 to .6 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of March thru 2nd week of October

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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Rocky
Forest
Desert
Cliff
Brush
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