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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Encelia farinosa x E. frutescens (Brittlebush Rayless Encelia hybrid)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: bajadas,rocky slopes,washes
Life Form: shrub,low
Leaf Description: alternate,simple,ovate or ,entire,rough or or shiny
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: Nov. to May
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 70 (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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