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Sonoran Desert Plants
Eremothera chamaenerioides (Willow-herb Evening Primrose)

Coffee Pot Mountain


 Eremothera chamaenerioides

 Eremothera chamaenerioides

Habitat: widespread
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: elliptic,entire or shallowly toothed,alternate
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: Feb. to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Onagraceae (evening primrose family)
Abundance: uncommon
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 17. Eudicots: Nyctaginaceae to Plumbaginaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-34: 1-77. Published 11 May 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 34 (8.7 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 Eremothera chamaenerioides (opens in a new tab).






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