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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Sphaeralcea coulteri (Annual Globemallow, mal de ojo)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Sphaeralcea coulteri

 Sphaeralcea coulteri

 Sphaeralcea coulteri

 Sphaeralcea coulteri

 Sphaeralcea coulteri

 Sphaeralcea coulteri

 Sphaeralcea coulteri

 Sphaeralcea coulteri

Habitat: valleys, bajadas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: orange
Flowering Period: Jan. to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Malvaceae (mallow family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, C.J.S. Davis, and R. Lindley. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 16. Eudicots: Malpighiaceae to Moraceae. Phytoneuron 2015-60: 1-54. Published 5 November 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 35 (6.9 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 Sphaeralcea coulteri (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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