Glossopetalon

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Glossopetalon
Glossopetalon spinescens var aridum 3.jpg
Glossopetalon spinescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Crossosomatales
Family: Crossosomataceae
Genus: Glossopetalon
Gray
Species

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Glossopetalon is a small genus of shrubs in the plant family Crossosomataceae. These plants are sometimes called greasebushes. They are native to the western United States and northern Mexico, where they can be found on dry mountain slopes. These are small shrubs with thorny, tangling branches and white flowers.

Species include:

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