Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Hydrangeaceae
(Hydrangea Family)


The Hydrangeaceae are shrubs. The leaves are opposite and entire. The flowers are usually obvious and showy and have an inferior ovary. Only three species are found in the Gila National Forest.

Fendlera rupicola var. wrightii (Fendlerbush)
Jamesia americana var. americana (Cliffbush)
Philadelphus microphyllus subsp. argenteus (Silver Mock Orange)


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