Desert sand verbena

Abronia villosa

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
annual
growing season:
NA
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
0
Max elevation:
3000
Counties: 
La Paz
Maricopa
Mohave
Pima
Pinal
Yuma

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
High
Germination Overall: 
High
Germination rate: 
NA
Germination Requirements: 
N
Reproduction: 
NA
Establishment: 
High

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
NA
Citations:
Tevis Jr. L. (1958), Spangenberg, E. K. Bowers, 1993.