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Family: NYCTAGINACEAE 

 Abronia latifolia
 

Photo by Carl Frederick

  
Author:  Johann Friedrich Gustav von Eschscholtz 1826
Family:  Nyctaginaceae
Habitat:  California
Soil:  Sand
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  10 centimetres
Height:  10 (200) centimetres
Flower:  Bright Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Coastal Sand Verbena, Yellow Sand Verbena
Synonyms:  -

Photo by Carl Frederick

   This member of the Nyctaginaceae family was described by Johann Friedrich Gustav von Eschscholtz in 1926. It is found on the coast of California, growing in sand with some water and lots of sun. The tuberous roots will grow up to ten centimetres in diameter and 50 centimetres long. The vines will crawl over the sand, an reach for up to two meters. The flowers are bright yellow.