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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Pectis linifolia v.linifolia (romero macho)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: canyons,rocky slopes
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: opposite,simple,entire,setaceous
Flower Color: yellow and purple or magenta or lavender or violet
Flowering Period: Aug. and Sept.
Spines: spineless
Family: Asteraceae (sunflower family)
Abundance: uncommon
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 115 (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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