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Sonoran Desert Plants
Stemodia durantifolia (Purple Stemodia)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: near water
Life Form: forb,perennial
Leaf Description: opposite,simple,lanceolate to elliptic to obovate,glandular,toothed
Flower Color: violet to purple or lavender
Flowering Period: Mar. to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Plantaginaceae (plantain family)
Abundance: uncommon
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 71 (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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