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Haplophyton cimicidum

Cockroach Plant, hierba de la cucharocha

Life form2, 3: subshrub
Habitat: rocky slopes, canyons, mountains
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: lanceolate to ovate
Flower color2: yellow
Flowering period2: July to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Apocynaceae (dogbane family)
Synonym(s)1: Haplophyton cimicidum v. crooksii, Haplophyton crooksii
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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