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Sonoran Desert Plants
Sphaeralcea orcuttii Rose (Globemallow)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: sand dunes, sandy areas
Life Form: forb,annual
Flower Color: orange
Flowering Period: spring
Spines: spineless
Abundance: locally common
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 39 (6.9 MB pdf)

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






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