Purshia tridentata
Plants of the Southwest

Purshia tridentata

Antelope Bitterbrush

In the spring, this 4 ft. shrub covers itself with small, yellow flowers resembling wild roses. The leaves of Antelope Bitterbrush are tiny and evergreen. Cold hardy. Closely related to Cowania, both very interesting landscape plants. Browsed by deer. Sow seed in fall or soak seed for 6 hours in hydrogen peroxide, cold stratify 2-3 months & sow in spring. Zones 4-8.

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