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ROSACEAE, Rose Family

Plants of the Rose family seen in Anza-Borrego include:

Chamise (Adenostoma fasciculatum)
Red Shank (Adenostoma sparsifolim)

Birch-Leaf Mountain Mahogany (Cercocarpus betuloides var. betoloides)

Desert Apricot (Prunus fremontii)
Islay or Holly-Leaf Cherry (Prunus ilicifolia)

These Rose Family members are found in the upper Sonoran life zone, in chaparral, and in transition zones.

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