Plant Species of the Bright Angel Trail:
Apache plume, Fallugia paradoxa

See Plant Guide to Bright Angel Trail for an introduction to this page, especially the Introduction To These Species Pages.

This page is just a shell to hold my photographs and reference information for now, so that readers can see the photographs and this taxon. The identification status, voucher info, and discussion of the species will be added in the future.


Identification status: .

From a SEINet search on 29 September 2007, there are vouchers of this species from the Coconino County portion of the Grand Canyon. The nearest are at: ; and . Note that there may be additional vouchers at other herbaria not available through SEINet.

First occurrence on Bright Angel Trail: No on-trail specimens have been found; there is only a single off-trail specimen at mile 0.28, elevation 6695 feet (2041 m).

Number of plants along Trail: none on trail; see above.


From 5 September 2007, off-trail at mile 0.28:


See Resources for Grand Canyon Flora for further information on most of these references. Entries in the second column are either the name used in that source or a page reference. The name is linked to online pages when available. If a given reference does not contain this taxon, the entry is either left blank or contains a hyphen.

Scientific NameFallugia paradoxa
1987 Grand Canyon Flora NameFallugia paradoxa
1987 Grand Canyon Flora page54
SEINet Image PageFallugia paradoxa
USDA PlantsFallugia paradoxa
Flora of North America
Jepson Manual for California treatmentFallugia paradoxa
Jepson Manual illustration page959
Kearney and Peebles NameFallugia paradoxa
Kearney and Peebles Page #387
Vascular Plants of AZ name
Vascular Plants of AZ volume: page
Huisinga et al 2006 nameFallugia paradoxa
Huisinga et al 2006 page numbers172-173
Epple NameFallugia paradoxa
Epple description page #94; 95
Epple pix #187
McDougall 1964 nameFallugia paradoxa
McDougall 1964 page #114
Brian 2000 Name
Phillips 1979 nameFallugia paradoxa
Phillips 1979 page #19
Stockert 1967 nameFallugia paradoxa
Stockert 1967 page #4

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