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Boerhavia wrightii

Large-bract Spiderling, juantilipin

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: bajadas, disturbed areas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: triangular to ovate to lanceolate
leaf surface3: glandular
leaf margin3: sinuate
Flower color2: pink or magenta
Flowering period2: Summer and fall
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Nyctaginaceae (4-o'clock family)
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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