Red Sand Verbena (Abronia maritima)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 1 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: Spreads, forming dense mats
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Achene with a single seed.
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Deep Wine-red.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Beach Front
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Pollinators: Beetles
Moths and Butterflies
Bumblebees
Bees

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Location: Leo Carrillo State Park, CaliforniaDate: 2012-08-25
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Location: Leo Carrillo State Park, CaliforniaDate: 2012-08-25
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Date: 2011-04-28Credit USFWS
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Date: 2008-04-17Credit USFWS
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