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Mojave Desertstar

Monoptilon bellioides

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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


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JudyCrawford
Spotted by
JudyCrawford

Arizona, USA

Lat: 33.60, Long: -114.22

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

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