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Pseudorontium cyathiferum

Desert Snapdragon

Pseudorontium cyathiferum
Pseudorontium cyathiferum
Pseudorontium cyathiferum

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: arroyos, rocky slopes, canyons
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate and opposite
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: ovate to lanceolate
leaf surface3: glandular
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: purple or magenta or violet
Flowering period2: Jan. to Mar.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Plantaginaceae (plantain family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Scrophulariaceae (figwort family)
Synonym(s)1: Antirrhinum cyathiferum
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Barry M. Goldwater Range

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