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Sonoran Desert Plants
Linanthus maricopensis J.M. Porter & R. Patterson (Evening Snow)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: bajadas,rocky slopes
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: opposite,entire or filiform
Flower Color: white or whitish
Flowering Period: Mar. to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Polemoniaceae (phlox family)
Abundance: uncommon
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, and J.M. Porter. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona. Part 18. Eudicots: Polemoniaceae - Phlox Family. Phytoneuron 2016-35: 1-24. Published 11 May 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 19 (2 MB pdf)

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