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Desert Fivespot

Eremalche rotundifolia

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Desert five-spot (Eremalche rotundifolia), is a flowering plant in the family Malvaceae, native to the Mojave Desert in the southwestern United States, where it is found between 50 and 1,500 m altitude in open places, sandy and rocky areas, and in washes. It can be found in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and in Death Valley National Park in southern California. It is an annual plant growing to 8–60 cm tall, with rounded leaves 1.5–6 cm broad with a toothed margin. The flowers are rose-pink to lilac with five petals, each with a dark red spot at the base.

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DonnaPomeroy
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DonnaPomeroy

California, USA

Spotted on May 3, 2002
Submitted on Feb 6, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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