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Sonoran Desert Plants
Parietaria hespera v.hespera (Desert Pellitory)

Coffee Pot Mountain


 Parietaria hespera v.hespera

 Parietaria hespera v.hespera

Habitat: arroyos,north exposures,rocky slopes
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: green
Flowering Period: Most of year
Spines: spineless
Family: Urticaceae (nettle family)
Abundance: present but not common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A Flora of Southwestern Arizona. Part 20. Eudicots: Solanaceae to Zygophyllaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-52: 1-66. Published 4 August 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 41 (7.5 MB pdf)

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