Bitterbrush,
Purshia spp
There are two subspecies
in our range, P. glandulosa
and P. tridentata. The shrub ranges from 1 to 8 ft. high.

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leaf and flower detail

Site 35
Wyman Canyon, 8700 ft.
July, 2000.

Notice wedge-shaped,
three-lobed structure of
small, 1/4 to 1/2 in. leaf

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blossom is approx.
1/4 to 3/8 in. diam.

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