Fallugia paradoxa

Fallugia paradoxa

Apache plume

Medium height, much-branched, evergreen to deciduous shrub, most common along dry, sandy washes or open roadsides from 3,500 to 8,000 ft. White, rose-like flowers develop into feathery clusters of pinkish plumes. Protects dry washes during flash floods. Fair to poor palatability except in winter when other forage choices are less available.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 6 
feet
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
3,500 
- 8,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
13.80 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
420,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
White - Rose
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer