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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Sairocarpus watsonii (Vasey & Rose) D.A.Sutton (Watsons Snapdragon)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: mountains
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate,simple,lanceolate to linear
Flower Color: white or whitish and violet
Flowering Period: spring
Spines: spineless
Family: Plantaginaceae (plantain family)
Abundance: rare
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 70 (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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