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Sonoran Desert Plants
Eriogonum thurberi (Bastard Sage)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: sand dunes
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: basal simple
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: Mar. to June
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 18 (13.7 MB pdf)

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