Definition of Abronia villosa

1. Noun. Soft-haired sticky plant with heads of bright pink trumpet-shaped flowers; found in sandy desert soil; after ample rains may carpet miles of desert with pink from the southwestern United States to northern Mexico.

Exact synonyms: Desert Sand Verbena
Generic synonyms: Sand Verbena



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abronia Villosa

Abranchiata
Abrasax
Abrasax stone
Abrasax stones
Abraum salts
Abraxas
Abri Audit
Abrocoma
Abron
Abronia
Abronia elliptica
Abronia fragrans
Abronia latifolia
Abronia maritima
Abronia umbellata
Abronia villosa (current term)
Abruka
Abrus
Abruzzi
Abruzzi e Molise
Abruzzi ware
Abruzzo
Absalom
Absaroka
Absarokas
Absaroke
Absarokee
Absarokees
Absarokes
Absidia

Literary usage of Abronia villosa

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1. The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1906)
"Abronia villosa, Wats. Four-o'clock Family. Plants with more or less glandular-villous pubescence. Stems.-— Prostrate. Leaves.—Rarely an inch long. ..."

2. University of California Publications in Botany by University of California, Berkeley (1903)
"Abronia villosa Wats. Pink Sand-verbena. Common beneath the pines in Thomas Valley, which it enters from the desert region. Here the flowers are large for ..."

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