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Pholisma sonorae

Sandfood, camote de los medanos

Pholisma sonorae
Pholisma sonorae
Pholisma sonorae

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial parasite
Habitat: sand dunes, sandy areas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: linear to scalelike
leaf surface3: hairy
Flower color2: lavender or violet or purple
Flowering period2: Mar. to May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Lennoaceae (lennoa family)
Status: locally common
Location where collected or observed:
      Yuma area and southeastern California

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