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Ziziphus obtusifolia

Ziziphus obtusifolia (Hook. ex Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray

lotebush

Ziziphus obtusifolia (Lotebush)
image by Sorrie, Bruce A.
NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ZIOB
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Ziziphus obtusifolia
GENUS: Ziziphus
FAMILY: RHAMNA - Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family)

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub, Tree

LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Alternate
LEAF COMPLEXITY: Simple
LEAF RETENTION: Deciduous

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USDA Symbol: ZIOB
USDA Common Name: Lotebush
Native Status: L48 (N)
Distribution: USA (AZ, CA, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree, Shrub

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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Rhamnaceae A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Buckthorn Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 50-52 genera and 900-925 species, mostly trees, shrubs, and lianas, cosmopolitan in distribution.
REFERENCE: Nesom in FNA (in prep.); Brizicky (1964a)=Z; Richardson et al. (2000a, 2000b); Medan & Schirarend in Kubitzki (2004).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Ziziphus P. Miller 1754 (Jujube)
SUMMARY: A genus of 85-100 species, shrubs and trees, of tropical and warm temperate areas.
REFERENCE: Nesom in FNA (in prep.); Brizicky (1964a)=Z; Medan & Schirarend in Kubitzki (2004).
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Ziziphus obtusifolia in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Ziziphus obtusifolia in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Ziziphus obtusifolia in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Ziziphus obtusifolia in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Ziziphus obtusifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ziziphus obtusifolia

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Last Modified: 2017-07-02

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