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Marcus, Joseph A.
Amyris madrensis S. Wats.
Mountain torchwood, Shrub Amyris
USDA Symbol: AMMA3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
TX Native Habitat:
South Texas to Northern Mexico
Well drained Sandy Loamy or Clay Soils USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Conditions Comments: Only Fresh Seed will Germinate. Grows Very Slowly ( 1yr.~ 12-18 )
Very Susceptible to Damping -off fungi in the Seedling Stage.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Fragrant Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Attracts: Birds , Butterflies
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Record Modified: 2009-04-21
Research By: NPC