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Sonoran Desert Plants
Eremalche rotundifolium (Desert five-spot)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: bajadas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: round or cordate,scalloped
Flower Color: pink or magenta
Flowering Period: March to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Malvaceae (mallow family)
Abundance: rare in Arizona
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, C.J.S. Davis, and R. Lindley. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 16. Eudicots: Malpighiaceae to Moraceae. Phytoneuron 2015-60: 1-54. Published 5 November 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 16 (6.9 MB pdf)

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






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