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Palafoxia arida
Palafoxia arida
Spanish Needles
Photographer: E. Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 1015 1788 (2015-10-14)

Copyright © 2015 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Feb 24, 2015
  • latitude 29.39550   longitude 112.40972     View on Google Maps.
  • location   end of rural track at coast along north end of Cabo Tepoca Mts., 6.4 miles southwest of graded coast road from Punta Chueca to Desemboque, (Mcp. Pitiquito, Sonora, Mexico)
  • family Asteraceae
  • plant community   Sonoran Desert coastal scrub at 23''
  • notes   Plants on deep sands of large semi-stable aeolian dune field and separating seashore from rocky igneous slopes of Cabo Tepoca rocky mountain slopes. Found with Marina peninsularis, Abronia villosa, Psorothamnus emoryi, Achyronychia cooperi, Tiquilia palmeri
  • keywords: Sonoran Desert
  • contributor's ID #  SON 1963
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Spanish Needles (photographer)
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