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Canyon Live-forever

Dudleya cymosa

Description:

It is a distinctive plant sending up erect red-orange stems from a gray-green basal rosette. The small yellowish-red thimble-shaped flowers top the stems in a cyme inflorescence. Some subspecies are considered threatened locally.

Habitat:

The plant is found in rocky areas in the low elevations of California and southern Oregon mountains. These were found in hills next to cliffs. Area near Brixby Bridge, Hwy 1, CA.

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Dudleya cymosa Dudleya cymosa


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3 Comments

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

Thanks Emily! ;-)

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

That is what I was thinking..or a saprophytic like the Orobanches? I need to check later when I return home. In the meantime any ID suggestions are always welcome.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

Interesting ! A succulent of some sort ??

The MnMs
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California, USA

Spotted on Sep 24, 2014
Submitted on Feb 6, 2015

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