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Harpagonella palmeri

Palmer's Grappling-hook

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: bajadas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: linear to lanceolate
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: white or whitish
Flowering period2: winter and spring
Armament2, 3: spines around flowers
Family1, 2, 3: Boraginaceae (borage family)
Status: rare
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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