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Sonoran Desert Plants
Koanophyllon palmeri (Umbrella Thoroughwort)

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 Koanophyllon palmeri

 Koanophyllon palmeri

Habitat: mountains, canyons
Life Form: subshrub
Leaf Description: opposite,lanceolate,smooth to rough to glandular,toothed
Flower Color: whitish or white or whitish
Flowering Period: Sept. to Dec.
Spines: spineless
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Abundance: rare
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 21. Eudicots: Asteraceae-Aster Family. Phytoneuron 2016-77: 1-164. Published 29 November 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 93 (30.2 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 Koanophyllon palmeri (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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