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Sonoran Desert Plants
Pseudorontium cyathiferum (Desert Snapdragon)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

Habitat: arroyos, rocky slopes, canyons
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate and opposite,simple,glandular,ovate to lanceolate
Flower Color: purple or magenta or violet
Flowering Period: Jan. to Mar.
Spines: spineless
Family: Plantaginaceae (plantain 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 68 (8.7 MB pdf)

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

 

 

 

 

 

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