intricatus S. Wats.
Life Span: Perennial
shrubby, intricately-branching species, reaching heights of up to
7 feet tall.
are either solitary or in clusters of 2 to 3 flowers on short spur
branchlets. They are tube-shaped, greenish-yellow in color, and
Fruit is a plumed, spiral achene.
are rolled under (revolute) like curlleaf mountain mahogany, also
long, narrow, and almost needle-like.
in the dry regions of the state, at elevations between 4,000 and
8,500 feet. It is especially prevalent in southern Utah.
abundant on well-drained soils. Often found on rocky soils and slickrock.
serviceberry, singleleaf ash, bigelow sagebrush.
browse for wildlife and domestic livestock.