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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Cottsia gracilis (fermina)

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 Cottsia gracilis

 Cottsia gracilis

 Cottsia gracilis

 Cottsia gracilis

Habitat: rocky slopes, bajadas
Life Form: vine,woody
Leaf Description: opposite simple
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: Apr. to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Malpighiaceae (malpighia family)
Abundance: uncommon

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






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