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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Eclipta prostrata (False Daisy,chile de agua,hierba del tajo)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: riparian
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: opposite,lanceolate,toothed
Flower Color: white or whitish and yellow
Flowering Period: June To Sept.
Spines: spineless
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Abundance: rare
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 67 (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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