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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Calliandra eriophylla v.eriophylla (Fairy Duster, huajillo)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Calliandra eriophylla v.eriophylla

 Calliandra eriophylla v.eriophylla

 Calliandra eriophylla v.eriophylla

 Calliandra eriophylla v.eriophylla

 Calliandra eriophylla v.eriophylla

 Calliandra eriophylla v.eriophylla

Habitat: bajadas, rocky slopes
Life Form: shrub,low
Leaf Description: alternate pinnate
Flower Color: pink to white or whitish
Flowering Period: Feb. to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Fabaceae (bean family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: a flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 14. Eudicots: Fabaceae - legume family. Phytoneuron 2015-58: 1-83. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 20 (13.1 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 Calliandra eriophylla v.eriophylla (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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