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Mortonia scabrella
Rio Grande saddlebush Bittersweet Family
Mortonia scabrella Celastraceae
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common name
  Rio Grande saddlebush
accepted scientific name
  Mortonia scabrella A. Gray
rules for finding collection records
  Mortonia scabrella (283)
  Mortonia sempervirens scabrella (11)
  exclude Mortonia scabrella utahensis
family name
  Celastraceae
Image Author: ©2014 Patrick Alexander
Image License: CC BY-NC-ND
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of March thru 2nd week of December

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
eFloras.org
SE Arizona Wildflowers (2)
SEINet (5)
USDA PLANTS profile
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (9)
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