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General: Quailbush is a large, fast growing shrub. It occurs in river floodplains, on roadsides, and in the borders of drainage. The branches are widespread, slender, and flexible. The leaves are alternate, triangular or ovate to oblong, and are 1 ½ to 2 inches long. The plants are male or female and have the ability to alter their sex due to environmental conditions.

Distribution: It ranges from the Upper San Joaquin and Salinas Valley southward to lower California, in Lower and Upper Sonoran Life Zones (McMinn 1939). It extends eastward into Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. For current distribution, please consult the Plant profile page for this species on the PLANTS Web site

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Source: USDA NRCS PLANTS Database

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