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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Glinus radiatus (Ruiz & Pavón) Rohrbach (Damascia, Lotus Sweetjuice)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: near water
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate,obovate,simple,entire,scabrous,whitish-green
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: year round
Spines: spineless
Family: Molluginaceae (carpet-weed family)
Abundance: introduced
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 44 (6.9 MB pdf)

Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Glinus radiatus (Ruiz & Pavón) Rohrbach (opens in a new tab).






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