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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Hymenothrix wislizeni (Yellow thimblehead)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

Habitat: washes, valleys
Life Form: forb
Leaf Description: alternate simple leaves
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: June to Dec.
Spines: spineless
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower family)

 


References

"Arizona Flora", Thomas A. Kearney and Robert H. Peebles, 1960, University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London (out of print)
    page 920

"Sonoran Desert Wildflowers", Richard Spellenberg, 2003, Globe Pequot Press, Guilford, Connecticut
    page 162

"100 Desert Wildflowers of the Southwest", Janice Emily Bowers, 1989, Southwest Parks and Monuments Association
    page 52

"Flora of the Gran Desierto and Rio Colorado of Northwest Mexico (Southwest Center Series)", Richard Felger, 2001. University of Arizona Press, Tucson
    page 140

 

 

 

 

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