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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Capsicum annuum v.glabriusculum (Chiltepin, chiltepin)

Cabeza Prieta Peak


Habitat: bajadas
Life Form: shrub
Leaf Description: alternate,simple,entire,ovate
Flowering Period: summer
Spines: spineless
Family: Solanaceae (nightshade family)
Abundance: rare
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A Flora of Southwestern Arizona. Part 20. Eudicots: Solanaceae to Zygophyllaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-52: 1-66. Published 4 August 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 5 (7.5 MB pdf)

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






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