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Tidestromia suffruticosa

Tidestromia suffruticosa (Torr.) Standl.

 

Honeysweet

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
SubclassCaryophyllidaeCacti, many other succulents, carnivorous plants, and leadworts
OrderCaryophyllalesIncludes cacti, carnations, amaranths, ice plants, and many carnivorous plants
FamilyAmaranthaceaeAmaranth family
GenusTidestromiaNamed for American botanist Ivar (Frederick) Tidestrøm (1864-1956), author of Flora of Utah and Nevada (1925) and Flora of Arizona and New Mexico (1941) with Sister Teresita Kittell. He apparently also did work in Maryland and Virginia
SpeciessuffruticosaVery low, barely woody and shrub-like, somewhat shrubby

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Tidestromia suffruticosa (Honeysweet)

4/29/2018 · Jack Smith Park, Colorado River, Needles, CA
≈ 8 × 6" (19 × 16 cm) ID is uncertain

Tidestromia suffruticosa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Oct 2018.

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Tidestromia suffruticosa (Honeysweet)

4/29/2018 · Jack Smith Park, Colorado River, Needles, CA
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 20 cm) ID is uncertain

Tidestromia suffruticosa (Honeysweet)

4/29/2018 · Jack Smith Park, Colorado River, Needles, CA
≈ 8 × 6" (19 × 16 cm) ID is uncertain

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