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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Ficus carica (Fig, higuera)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: yards, disturbed areas
Life Form: tree
Leaf Description: alternate,palmately ,simple,smooth
Flower Color: greenish or green
Flowering Period: Jun. To Sept.
Spines: spineless
Family: Moraceae (mulberry 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 50 (6.9 MB pdf)

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






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