A common shrub in northern New Mexico, similar to Fallugia. The species in the
genus are most easily separated by carpel number, with Purshia tridentata having 1
or, less commonly, 2-3 carpels and Purshia stansburiana having 4-9. Members of
Purshia were previously in the genus Cowania.
A flower at Navajo Lake, 4/29/06.
Leaves at Navajo Lake, 4/29/06.
Plant habit at Navajo Lake, 4/29/06.
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