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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Erodium texanum (False Filaree, Texas Filaree, Desert Storks-bill)

Ajo Peak at Night


 Erodium texanum

 Erodium texanum

 Erodium texanum

 Erodium texanum

 Erodium texanum

Habitat: bajadas, valleys
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: pink or magenta
Flowering Period: Feb. to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Geraniaceae (geranium family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 15. Eudicots: Fagaceae to Lythraceae. Phytoneuron 2015-59: 1-53. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 11 (8.5 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 Erodium texanum (opens in a new tab).






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