Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands

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Cliff fendlerbush
K’iishzhiní

Growth habit with many branches

Cliff fendlerbush is an upright, open, vase-shaped shrub with showy masses of fragrant flowers in spring. Flowers are white, cross-shaped, and conspicuous. Fendlerbush needs well-drained and rocky soils. It may become somewhat rangey without selective pruning. It’s small, paired leaves are sparsely scattered on intricate branches. These plants are long-lived with a strong tap root.

Foliage
Twigs with foliage
White blossom displaying its cross-like shape with four distinct and separate petals

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