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Fouquieria columnaris

Fouquieria columnaris (Kellogg) Kellogg ex Curran

 

Boojum

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderEricalesTea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, azalea, many others
FamilyFouquieriaceaeNamed for Pierre Éloi Fouquier (1776-1850), a French physician, professor of medicine and naturalist
GenusFouquieriaNamed for Pierre Éloi Fouquier (1776-1850), a French physician, professor of medicine and naturalist
SpeciescolumnarisColumnar, in the shape of a column

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Fouquieria columnaris description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 31 Oct 2013.

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Fouquieria columnaris (Boojum)

5/24/2009 · Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ
≈ 4 × 6' (1.2 × 1.8 m)