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Loeseliastrum schottii

Schotts Calico

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: washes, sandy areas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: oblong
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: bristle toothed
Flower color2: blue or lavender or white or whitish
Flowering period2: Mar. to May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Polemoniaceae (phlox family)
Synonym(s)1: Langloisia schottii
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Yuma area and southeastern California

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