Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Acourtia nana (Gray) Reveal & King
(Dwarf Desert Holly)
Perezia nana Gray
Acourtia nana is easy to overlook in the lower elevations which it prefers.
The leaves are broadly oval and dentate. The previous year's leaves are frequent present
as white ghost-like remnants. The flowers are pink-purple.
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Acourtia nana, photo Russ Kleinman & Bill Norris, Burro Mtns., Engineer Cyn., Apr. 21, 2007
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