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Sonoran Desert Plants
Chylismia claviformis ssp.peeblesii (Brown-eyed Evening Primrose,Browneyes)

Coffee Pot Mountain


 Chylismia claviformis ssp.peeblesii

 Chylismia claviformis ssp.peeblesii

Habitat: bajadas,valleys
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: basal pinnatifid
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: Feb. to Apr.
Spines: spineless
Family: Onagraceae (evening primrose family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 17. Eudicots: Nyctaginaceae to Plumbaginaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-34: 1-77. Published 11 May 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 30 (8.7 MB pdf)

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