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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Morus microphylla (Littleleaf Mulberry, mora cimarrona)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: yards, disturbed areas
Life Form: tree
Leaf Description: alternate,hastate or ovate,toothed,simple,smooth
Flower Color: greenish or green
Flowering Period: May
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 51 (6.9 MB pdf)

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






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