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Sonoran Desert Plants
Hoffmannseggia microphylla Torrey ()

Ajo Peak at Night


Habitat: washes,rocky slopes,mountains
Life Form: shrub
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: year round
Spines: spineless
Family: Fabaceae (bean family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: a flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 14. Eudicots: Fabaceae - legume family. Phytoneuron 2015-58: 1-83. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 32 (13.1 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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