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Ayenia microphylla

Shrub Ayenia

Life form2, 3: subshrub
Habitat: rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
Flower color2: reddish to purplish
Flowering period2: Mar. to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Malvaceae (mallow family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Sterculiaceae (cacao family)
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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