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Sonoran Desert Plants
Erythranthe rubella (A.Gray) N.S.Fraga (Little Monkey Flower)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: near water
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: opposite,lanceolate to oblong,glandular,simple
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: Mar. to June
Spines: spineless
Family: Phrymaceae (monkey-flower family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 17. Eudicots: Nyctaginaceae to Plumbaginaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-34: 1-77. Published 11 May 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 55 (8.7 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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