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Eriogonum deflexum v.deflexum

Skeleton Weed

Eriogonum deflexum v.deflexum
Eriogonum deflexum v.deflexum
Eriogonum deflexum v.deflexum

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: bajadas, roadsides, disturbed areas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: basal
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: orbicular or cordate
leaf surface3: canescent or velvety
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: pink or magenta to white or whitish
Flowering period2: most of the year
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Polygonaceae (buckwheat family)
Synonym(s)1: Eriogonum deflexum v.turbinatum
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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