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Sonoran Desert Plants
Baileya pauciradiata (Few-flowered Desert Marigold)

Ajo Peak at Night


Habitat: sand dunes
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: canescent
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: spring
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 49 (30.2 MB pdf)

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






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