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Sonoran Desert Plants
Proboscidea parviflora ssp.parviflora (Devils Claw, gato, cuernitos, una de gato, torito)

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 Proboscidea altheaefolia

 Proboscidea altheaefolia

 Proboscidea parviflora ssp.parviflora

 Proboscidea parviflora ssp.parviflora

 Proboscidea parviflora ssp.parviflora

Habitat: valleys, bajadas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate or opposite simple mostly entire
Flower Color: reddish or purplish or white or whitish or red or purple
Flowering Period: Jul. to Sept.
Spines: spineless
Family: Martyniaceae (devil's claw family)
Abundance: common

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

 

 

 

 

 

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