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Chylismia arenaria

Fortuna Suncup

Chylismia arenaria

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: washes, rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: ovate and cordate
leaf surface3: hairy
leaf margin3: toothed
Flower color2: yellow to red
Flowering period2: Feb. to Apr.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Onagraceae (evening primrose family)
Synonym(s)1: Camissonia arenaria
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Tinajas Altas area

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