Forestiera pubescens

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Forestiera pubescens
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Oleaceae
Genus: Forestiera
Species: F. pubescens
Binomial name
Forestiera pubescens
  • Forestiera ligustrina var. pubescens (Nutt.) A.Gray
  • Adelia pubescens (Nutt.) Kuntze

Forestiera pubescens, commonly known as stretchberry,[2] desert olive, tanglewood, devil's elbow, spring goldenglow, spring herald, New Mexico privet, or Texas forsythia[citation needed] is a deciduous shrub or small tree native to the southwestern United States (Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, California) and northern Mexico.[1][3][4]


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