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Sonoran Desert Plants
Chylismia claviformis ssp. peirsonii (Peirson's Brown-eyed Evening Primrose)

Coffee Pot Mountain


 Chylismia claviformis ssp. peirsonii

Habitat: bajadas, valleys
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: Feb. to Apr.
Spines: spineless
Family: Onagraceae (evening primrose family)
Abundance: rare

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






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