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Any of several plants of the genus Abronia of western North America, having clusters of fragrant magenta, yellow, or white flowers.
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any of several low, mostly trailing plants belonging to the genus Abronia, of the four-o'clock family, native to the western U.S., with showy verbenalike flowers.
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|Noun||1.||sand verbena - any of various plants of the genus Abronia of western North America and Mexico having flowers resembling verbena|
Abronia elliptica, snowball, sweet sand verbena - plant having heads of fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers; grows in sandy arid regions
Abronia fragrans, sweet sand verbena - taller than Abronia elliptica and having night-blooming flowers
Abronia latifolia, yellow sand verbena - plant having hemispherical heads of yellow trumpet-shaped flowers; found in coastal dunes from California to British Columbia
Abronia maritima, beach pancake - plant having hemispherical heads of wine-red flowers; found in coastal dunes from California to Mexico
Abronia umbellata, beach sand verbena, pink sand verbena - prostrate herb having heads of deep pink to white flowers; found in coastal dunes from British Columbia to Baja California
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