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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Pectis papposa var. papposa (Desert Chinchweed, manzanilla del coyote)

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 Pectis papposa var. papposa

 Pectis papposa var. papposa

 Pectis papposa var. papposa

Habitat: rocky slopes
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: opposite simple
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: June to Nov.
Spines: spineless
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 21. Eudicots: Asteraceae-Aster Family. Phytoneuron 2016-77: 1-164. Published 29 November 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 116 (30.2 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 Pectis papposa var. papposa (opens in a new tab).






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