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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Hesperocallis undulata (Ajo Lily, Desert Lily, ajo silvestre)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

 Hesperocallis undulata

 Hesperocallis undulata

 Hesperocallis undulata

 Hesperocallis undulata

 Hesperocallis undulata

Habitat: valleys, sand dunes
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: basal leaves
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: Feb. to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Asparagaceae (asparagus family)
Abundance: common

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

 

 

 

 

 

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