Plant - summer
Granite Mtn - Tr 308
Sue Smith
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Granite Mtn - Tr 308
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NW of Mingus Mtn - Perkinsville Rd
Charlie Johnson
Plant Description

Origin: Native  Similar Species: Cowania mexicana
General Description: Deciduous. Fast growing shrub forming in dense clumps found on slopes of dry washes.
Height: 6 feet     Width: 5 feet


Habitat

Plant Communities: Interior Chaparral, Semidesert Grasslands, Pinyon Juniper Woodland
Elevation: 3000 - 8000 feet


Flowers

Color: White   Shape: Regular, not in clusters     Tubular: N   Flowering Period: Apr - Oct
Description: White 5 petaled rose-like and yellow centered to 2 inches wide.


Leaves

Leaf Color: Gray-green   Type: Simple   Shape: Pinnatifid   Margin: Lobed   Attachment: Alternate   Hairs: N
Description: Divided into 3 to 7 linear lobes up to 3/4 inch long.


Fruit

Color: White to Pinkish   Type: Feathery   Description: Feathery clusters of plumrose with fruits in the fall. Numerous small seeds with long (1 inch) feathery plumes, very numerous.


Bark/Branches

Bark Color: Gray to Brownish   Bark Texture (Mature): Rough   Bark and Branch Description: Numerous branches at the base. Light gray-brown, irregularly ridged and furrowed, a bit shreddy.
Spines, thorns or prickles: N

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