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Mat Rock Spirea
Rosaceae
Petrophytum caespitosum


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Flower Petal # 7+
Main Color    
Color 2    
Type Categories Useful Parts

Shrub

Rosaceae Family

Petrophytum Genus
Other Names for this Plant

Mat Rockspirea, Rock Mat Spirea, Rock Spirea, Rock-mat, Mat Rock-spirea


Location

Found up Neffs Canyon (Neffs Knob) in SLC, Utah. Native to rocks and crevices in the mountains of the Western US.

Physical Description
Perennial, Sub-shrub. Evergreen blue green leaves with small pipecleaner-like white flowers puffs in summer.




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Rosaceae
Rosales
Rosales
Order of Roses
NOX Clad
Nitrogen Bean Clad
Oxid-Faba
Fabidae
Bean-Like Class
Eurosids
Real Rose Class
Rosids
Rosids
Rose-Like Class
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

AKA: Mat Rockspirea, Rock Mat Spirea, Rock Spirea, Rock-mat, Mat Rock-spirea




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