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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Krameria bicolor (White Rhatany, cosahul)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Krameria bicolor

 Krameria bicolor

 Krameria bicolor

 Krameria bicolor

 Krameria bicolor

 Krameria bicolor

 Krameria bicolor

Habitat: bajadas, rocky slopes
Life Form: shrub,low
Leaf Description: alternate simple canescent
Flower Color: burgundy or red or purple
Flowering Period: Apr. to Sept.
Spines: spineless
Family: Krameriaceae (ratany family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 15. Eudicots: Fagaceae to Lythraceae. Phytoneuron 2015-59: 1-53. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 17 (8.5 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 Krameria bicolor (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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