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Sonoran Desert Plants
Fagonia laevis Standley (California Fagonia)

Crater Range

 

 Fagonia laevis Standley

 Fagonia laevis Standley

 Fagonia laevis Standley

 Fagonia laevis Standley

 Fagonia laevis Standley

 Fagonia laevis Standley

 Fagonia laevis Standley

Habitat: rocky slopes,bajadas
Life Form: subshrub
Leaf Description: alternate or opposite trifoliate
Flower Color: magenta or pink
Flowering Period: Jan. to Apr.
Spines: curved spines
Family: Zygophyllaceae (caltrop family)
Abundance: locally 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 52 (7.5 MB pdf)

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

 

 

 

 

 

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