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Mojave Desertstar

Monoptilon bellioides


The flower heads are 3/4 inch (1.9 cm) across and have 9 to 20 elongated, white to pale pink rays and yellow disks. The showy flowers are often larger than the rest of the plant. The leaves are green, linear, and hairy.


Desert. This small wildflower grows in dry, sunny, open, bare areas.

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Arizona, USA

Lat: 33.60, Long: -114.22

Spotted on Mar 10, 2011
Submitted on Oct 21, 2011

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