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Eriogonum deflexum v.deflexum (Skeleton Weed)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

 Eriogonum deflexum v.deflexum

 Eriogonum deflexum v.deflexum

 Eriogonum deflexum v.deflexum

 Eriogonum deflexum v.deflexum

Habitat: bajadas, roadsides, disturbed areas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: basal leaves
Flower Color: pink or magenta to white or whitish
Flowering Period: most of the year
Spines: spineless
Family: Polygonaceae (buckwheat family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona Part 19. Eudicots: Polygalaceae to Simmondsiaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-47: 1-71. Published 23 June 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 12 (13.7 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 Eriogonum deflexum v.deflexum (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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