Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Sarcomphalus obtusifolius (Hooker ex Torrey & A. Gray) Hauenschild. Lotebush, Clepe. Phen: Apr-Aug. Hab: Rocky prairies, other open, rocky or sandy areas. Dist: S. OK, NM, and se. AZ south through TX to Mexico.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Sarcomphalus obtusifolius var. obtusifolius – K4, Hauenschild et al (2016a); = Ziziphus obtusifolia var. obtusifolia – K3, Tx; = Ziziphus obtusifolius – FNA12, GrPl; < Ziziphus obtusifolia – NcTx

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