Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

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

Jamesia americana Torrey & Gray var. americana

Family: Hydrangeaceae

Status: Native

Edwinia americana (Torrey & Gray) Heller

Jamesia americana var. americana is an upper elevation shrub that requires moisture and shade. The leaves are opposite, bright green and serrate. The flowers are small, white and in dense clusters. The fruit is a capsule.
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Jamesia americana var. americana, photo Russ Kleinman, Mogollon Mtns., Bursum Road, Aug. 5, 2007

Jamesia americana var. americana, flowers, photo Russ Kleinman, Black Range, North Star Road just north of Rocky Canyon, July 14, 2009

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