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Sonoran Desert Plants
Abutilon palmeri (Palmers Indian Mallow, Flowering Maple)

Coffee Pot Mountain

 

 Abutilon palmeri

 Abutilon palmeri

 Abutilon palmeri

 Abutilon palmeri

 Abutilon palmeri

 Abutilon palmeri

 Abutilon palmeri

 Abutilon palmeri

Habitat: washes, mountains
Life Form: shrub,low
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: Mar. to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Malvaceae (mallow family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, C.J.S. Davis, and R. Lindley. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 16. Eudicots: Malpighiaceae to Moraceae. Phytoneuron 2015-60: 1-54. Published 5 November 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 10 (6.9 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Abutilon palmeri (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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