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Acourtia nana
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Scientific classification
Kingdom:
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Subfamily:
Mutisioideae
Tribe:
Nassauvieae
Genus:
Acourtia
Species:
A. nana
Binomial name
Acourtia nana
(A.Gray) Reveal & R.M.King
Synonyms

Perezia nana A.Gray

Acourtia nana, the desert holly or dwarf desertpeony, is a North American species of perennial plants in the sunflower family. found in the Sonoran Desert. It is found in the Sonoran and Chihuahuan Desert regions of the southwestern United States (Arizona, New Mexico, Texas) and northern Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Zacatecas).

Flowers, uncommonly seen, have a scent similar to jasmine or violets.

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