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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Pleradenophora bilocularis (S.Watson) Esser & A.L.Melo (Arizona Jumping Bean, hierba de la flecha)

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 Pleradenophora bilocularis (S.Watson) Esser & A.L.Melo

 Pleradenophora bilocularis (S.Watson) Esser & A.L.Melo

 Pleradenophora bilocularis (S.Watson) Esser & A.L.Melo

 Pleradenophora bilocularis (S.Watson) Esser & A.L.Melo

Habitat: bajadas, rocky slopes
Life Form: shrub,medium
Leaf Description: alternate simple entire smooth leaves
Flower Color: greenish or green
Flowering Period: Mar. to Nov.
Spines: spineless
Family: Euphorbiaceae (spurge family)
Abundance: locally common
Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Pleradenophora bilocularis (S.Watson) Esser & A.L.Melo (opens in a new tab).

 


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