cpnha logo

Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Pholisma sonorae (Sandfood, camote de los medanos)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

Habitat: sand dunes, sandy areas
Life Form: forb,perennial parasite
Leaf Description: simple,sessile,linear to scalelike,
Flower Color: lavender or violet or purple
Flowering Period: Mar. to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Lennoaceae (lennoa family)
Abundance: locally common
Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Pholisma sonorae (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright Creative Commons

HTML & Programing by
Thomas R. Powell

 

Natural History of the Sonoran Desert and Refuge

Geology

Climate

Plants

Animals

Astronomy