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Sonoran Desert Plants
Anagallis arvensis ssp.arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernell)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: disturbed areas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: opposite,sessile
Flower Color: reddish or scarlet or blue
Flowering Period: spring to fall
Spines: spineless
Family: Primulaceae (primrose family)
Abundance: introduced, not naturalized
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona Part 19. Eudicots: Polygalaceae to Simmondsiaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-47: 1-71. Published 23 June 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 31 (13.7 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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