Flowering branch of Aloysia wrightii, Burro Creek Recreation Area, Mohave Co, BLM. Aloysia wrightii (Wright's beebrush) #21218 Habit of Aloysia wrightii, Burro Creek Recreation Area, Mohave Co, BLM.
Common Name Wright's Beebrush, Oregonilla, Vera Dulce
Latin Name Aloysia wrightii
Native Habitat Desert and mountain slopes of southwestern U. S. 3,000 to 5,000 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Once per month
Height X Width 5 feet X 5 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green, deciduous
Garden Suitability Fragrance, Songbird, Thornless
Ornamental Value White flowers August to November, fragrance of oregano
Nature Value Important to butterflies, bees, and birds, poisonous to horses
Native American Uses Medicinal
Links  
    Images and data http://www.nazflora.org/Aloysia_wrightii.htm
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=264
    Images and data http://cabezaprieta.org/plant_page.php?id=1381
    Images and data http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/ornamentals/nativeshrubs/aloysiawright.htm
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/113104/
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/gallery/result.php?id_image=21218
    Nursery http://www.desertsurvivors.org/Nursery/Butterflies.html
    Distribution http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=ALWR
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