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Sonoran Desert Plants
Eriogonum inflatum (Desert Trumpet,Bladder Stem,guinagua)

Coffee Pot Mountain


 Eriogonum inflatum

 Eriogonum inflatum

 Eriogonum inflatum

 Eriogonum inflatum

 Eriogonum inflatum

Habitat: bajadas,rocky slopes
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: basal simple
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: Mar. to July
Spines: spineless
Family: Polygonaceae (buckwheat family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona Part 19. Eudicots: Polygalaceae to Simmondsiaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-47: 1-71. Published 23 June 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 15 (13.7 MB pdf)

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