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image: Antelope Bitterbrush
Photograph from Lewis and Clark Herbarium/Academy of Natural Sciences
Antelope Bitterbrush

Purshia tridentata



First Noted by Expedition
July 6, 1806, in Powell County, Montana.
 

Description
Bitterbrush is a member of the rose family (family Rosaceae) which includes about 2,000 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs worldwide; approximately 77 native and 9 naturalized tree species and many species of shrubs and herbs in North America.
 

Habitat
Coarse, well drained soil at elevations from near sea level to 9,800 ft (3000 m).
 

Range
Arizona, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
 

Note
Species information from enature.com
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