Little Leaf Cordia Bush Cordia parvifolia Leaves Little Leaf Cordia Flower
Common Name Little Leaf Cordia, Small-leaf Geigertree
Latin Name Cordia parvifolia
Native Habitat Southernmost Arizona, northwestern Mexico, central Baja California 0 to 2,800 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, limestone, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Once or twice per month in summer
Height X Width 8 feet X 10 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Grey-green, drought deciduous
Garden Suitability Thornless, Songbird, Butterfly
Ornamental Value White clusters of blooms March through November
Nature Value Attracts butterflies and birds
Native American Uses None known
Links  
    Images and data http://www.delange.org/Cordia/Cordia.htm
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Boraginaceae/Cordia_parvifolia.html
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/69644/
    Images and data http://www.desertmuseumdigitallibrary.org/public/detail.php?id=ASDM01205&sp=Cordia%20parvifolia
    Nursery, images and data http://www.landscapemart.com/lvl.php?pd1=shpid&pd1pid=corpar&pd2=shlist&pd2ord=v&pd2type=bn
    Distribution map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=COPA16
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