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Drawn from live specimen observed in the Gila Mountains, Yuma County, Arizona. 28 Feb 1994. At lower right: inflorescence with two female flowers and an array of much smaller male flowers on a spike above the females.
RANGE: Restricted to the very hot, almost frost-free sections of the
Lower Colorado Sonoran Desert. Fairly common in the mountain ranges of Yuma
County, but turns dormant after extended drought.
Euphorbiaceae -- Spurge Family
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Michael J. Plagens, page created 01 Feb. 2008,
updated 27 May 2018.