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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Abronia maritima''<br> <h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Abronia maritima''<br>
-'''Common Name:''' ''Red Sand Verbena''<br></h3>+'''Common Name:''' Red sand verbena</h3>
-<br>+ 
-Rare. Requires excellent drainage, tolerates salt spray, but does not tolerate frequent summer water or extreme drought. Best on coast.+:This is a rare plant native to coastal dunes and beaches. Its succulent leaves form a trailing mat. Requires excellent drainage, tolerates salt spray, but does not tolerate frequent summer water or extreme drought. It does best on coast with salt spray.
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-'''Family Name:''' Nyctaginaceae<br>+:'''Plant Family:''' Nyctaginaceae
-'''Size:''' 6 inches x spreading<br>+:'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
-'''Form:''' Perennial<br>+:'''Height by Width:''' 6 inches x spreading
-'''Growth Habit:''' Prostrate, horizontal mats<br>+:'''Growth Habit:''' Prostrate, horizontal mats
-'''Growth Rate:''' 0<br>+:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Stress deciduous
-'''Deciduous:''' Stress deciduous<br>+:'''Growth Rate:''' Moderate
-'''Flower Color:''' Deep wine red<br>+:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
-'''Flowering:''' February - November<br>+:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
-'''Exposure:''' Full sun<br>+:'''Water Requirements:''' Occasional to moderate
-'''Soil Type:''' Well-draining<br>+:'''Cold Hardy to:''' Frost tender
-'''Soil Moisture:''' Occasional to moderate<br>+:'''Flower Season:''' February - November
-'''Hardiness:''' Frost tender<br>+:'''Flower Color:''' Deep wine red
-'''CNPS Status:''' List 4/RED 1-2-2<br>+:'''Endangered?:''' List 4/RED 1-2-2 [http://cnps.site.aplus.net/cgi-bin/inv/inventory.cgi/Show?_id=abronia_maritima More information at the CNPS Inventory]
-'''Distribution:''' South Central Coast, South Coast, Baja, San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Channel Islands<br>+:'''Distribution:''' South Central Coast, South Coast, Baja, San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Channel Islands
-'''Habitat:''' Coastal dunes below 300'<br>+:'''Natural Habitat:''' Coastal dunes below 300'
 +[[Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:fragrant_iconA.jpg]]
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-'''Care and Maintenance''' <br>+:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
-'''Other Names''' <br>+ 
-'''History''' <br>+ 
-'''Links''' <br>+:'''History'''<br>
 + 
 + 
 +:'''Other Names'''<br>
 +:: ''Abronia platyphylla''
 + 
 +:'''Links'''<br>
 +:: [http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=14 CalFlora]
 +:: [http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_JM_treatment.pl?Abronia+maritima 1993 Jepson Manual Treatment]
 +:: [http://plants.usda.gov/java/nameSearch?keywordquery=ABMA2&mode=symbol USDA PLANTS Profile]
 +:: [http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=242415087 Flora of North America]
 +:: [http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=ABMA2 Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center]
 +:: [http://www.cnplx.info/nplx/species?taxon=Abronia+maritima California Native Plant Link Exchange]

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Botanical Name: Abronia maritima
Common Name: Red sand verbena

This is a rare plant native to coastal dunes and beaches. Its succulent leaves form a trailing mat. Requires excellent drainage, tolerates salt spray, but does not tolerate frequent summer water or extreme drought. It does best on coast with salt spray.

Plant Family: Nyctaginaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 6 inches x spreading
Growth Habit: Prostrate, horizontal mats
Deciduous/Evergreen: Stress deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
Flower Season: February - November
Flower Color: Deep wine red
Endangered?: List 4/RED 1-2-2 More information at the CNPS Inventory
Distribution: South Central Coast, South Coast, Baja, San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Channel Islands
Natural Habitat: Coastal dunes below 300'

Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg Image:fragrant_iconA.jpg


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Abronia platyphylla
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1993 Jepson Manual Treatment
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