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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Acamptopappus sphaerocephalus v. sphaerocephalus (Goldenhead)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: valleys,bajadas
Life Form: shrub,low
Leaf Description: alternate,spatulate to linear,small,entire
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: Apr. to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Abundance: found only in Organ Pipe Cactus NM
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 21. Eudicots: Asteraceae-Aster Family. Phytoneuron 2016-77: 1-164. Published 29 November 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 21 (30.2 MB pdf)

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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