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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Oncosiphon piluliferum (Pineapple-weed, False Chamomile, manzanilla)

Cabeza Prieta Peak


Habitat: washes, valleys, disturbed areas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate,obovate,,glandular,simple
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: spring
Spines: spineless
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Abundance: introduced,naturalized,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 108 (30.2 MB pdf)

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






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