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Jatropha cardiophylla

Heart-leaf Limberbush, sangre-de-Cristo, sangrengado

Jatropha cardiophylla
Jatropha cardiophylla

Life form2, 3: shrub, low
Habitat: bajadas, washes, rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: cordate
leaf surface3: smooth
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: white or whitish
Flowering period2: July to Aug.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Euphorbiaceae (spurge family)
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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