Crossosoma californicum facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCrossosoma californicum
Crossosoma californicum, known by the common name California rockflower, is one of only a few species in the flowering plant family Crossosomataceae.
Crossosoma californicum is a shrub or small tree sprawling to a maximum height of 5 metres (16 ft). The stem is intricately divided into many thorn-tipped branches lined with veiny, pale green, oval-shaped to rounded leaves up to 9 centimeters long.
The species produces solitary flowers with round white petals, each one to 1.5 centimeters long. At the center are numerous of stamens and 1-5 free carpels
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