ratany


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rat·a·ny

 (răt′n-ē)
n. pl. rat·a·nies
Variant of rhatany.

ratany

(ˈrætənɪ)
n
(Plants) another spelling of rhatany
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Composition on this site was dominated by creosotebush (Larrea tridentata), ocotillo (Foquieria splendens), lechuguilla (Agave lechuguilla), and white ratany (Krameria grayi; Table 3).
These shrub species were Shockley's goldenhead (Acamptopappus shockleyi), white bursage (Ambrosia dumosa), shadscale (Atriplex confertifolia), Nevada ephedra (Ephedra nevadensis), winterfat (Krascheninnikovia lanata), range ratany (Krameria erecta), and creosote bush (Larrea tridentata).
The objective of this study was to quantify leafing, flowering, and fruiting phenologies of all seven Mojave Desert species--Shockley's goldenhead (Acamptopappus shockleyi), white bursage (Ambrosia dumosa), shadscale (Atriplex confertifolia), Nevada ephedra (Ephedra nevadensis), winterfat (Krascheninnikovia lanata), range ratany (Krameria erecta), and creosote bush (Larrea tri-dentata), occurring in the nest area compared to the adjacent non-nest area in Las Vegas Valley.
Other woody taxa that were present in the nest area included Shockley's goldenhead, shadscale, Nevada ephedra, winterfat, and range ratany.
Range ratany balanced its late growth with an initial leafing approximately 4-7 weeks later than all other shrub species (Table 2).
Flowering of range ratany and creosote bush was considerably later than the other five shrub species (Table 3).
In springs of 2000-2003, mean leaf initiation of range ratany was 4-7 weeks later than other shrub species in Las Vegas Valley.
dumosa), ratany, (Krameria parvifolia), Mojave yucca (Yucca schidigera), golden-head (Acamptopappus shockleyi), indigo bush (Psorothamnus fremontii), and brittle bush (Encelia virginensis).