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Calandrinia menziesii (Hooker) Torrey & A. Gray

Fringed Redmaids

Calandrinia menziesii (Hooker) Torrey & A. Gray
Calandrinia menziesii (Hooker) Torrey & A. Gray

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: bajadas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: oblanceolate
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: red
Flowering period2: Feb. to May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Montiaceae (miners lettuce family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Portulacaceae (purslane family)
Synonym(s)1: Calandrinia ciliata v.meniessii
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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