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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Lappula occidentalis var. stricta (S.Watson) S.J.Rolfsmeier (Crowned Stickseed)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

Habitat: disturbed areas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: blue or violet
Flowering Period: Mar. to Sept.
Spines: spineless
Family: Boraginaceae (borage family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, C.M. Guilliams, and J. Malusa. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona: Part 10. Eudicots: Berberidaceae, Bignoniaceae and Boraginaceae. Phytoneuron 2015-1, 1-60 page 32 (5.9 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Lappula occidentalis var. stricta (S.Watson) S.J.Rolfsmeier (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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