PLANTS: glabrous or woolly. LEAVES: wide, ovate to lanceolate, the lower ones 3-5 cm long, 10-25 mm broad, the upper ones 2-4 cm long, 3-8 mm broad. NOTES: Sandy deserts, Joshua-tree woodlands: Mohave, Yavapai cos.; 600-900 m (2000-3000 ft); Mar-May; CA, NV. The glabrous form of this variety was formerly known as A. brevifolia; as in the previous variety seeds from a single follicle produce both forms, and these almost always occur together. REFERENCES: McLaughlin, Steven, P. 1994. Apocynaceae. J. Ariz. - Nev. Acad. Sci. Volume 27, 164-168.