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Sonoran Desert Plants
Pleurocoronis laphamioides (Pleurocoronis)

Cabeza Prieta Peak


 Pleurocoronis laphamioides

 Pleurocoronis laphamioides

Habitat: washes
Life Form: subshrub
Leaf Description: opposite,sinuate,cordate,simple
Flower Color: yellow
Spines: spineless
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Abundance: uncommon
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 122 (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 Pleurocoronis laphamioides (opens in a new tab).






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