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Foquieriaceae Idria Kellogg
 Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 2: 34. 1863
 
Idria columnaris   Kellogg
Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 2: 34 (-35). 1860 [Jan 1860?] Hesperian 4: 101 (fig.). May 1860
Boojum Tree -
very low water requirement full sun exposure




   This Baja California native is recognized by its single silvery gray trunk, growing up to 60' tall.  This single thick trunk has thin spiny lateral branches with small oval grayish green leaves that drop off in summer.  This species will survive intense heat and light frost.

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Idria page last updated: February 1, 2010.