Fendlera rupicola

Cliff Fendlerbush
Fendlera rupicola

Family: Hydrangea (Hydrangeaceae)
AKA: False Mock Orange
Photo taken on: May 13, 2009
Location: White Rock Canyon, NM
Life Zones: Foothills to montane
Habitat: Dry, rocky slopes

Many-branched shrub growing in a column to 10ft with tough, dark stems. Leaves are narrow and thick. Flowers have 4 petals which narrow to the center. Compare to Mock Orange.

White Single Flowers