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Mexican Cliffrose

Purshia mexicana (D. Don) S. L. Welsh

Purshia mexicana (Mexican Cliffrose) is a species of shrub in the family Rosaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to North America. They have simple, spine-shaped leaves and achene. Individuals can grow to 2.5 m.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mexican cliffrose. View this species on GBIF