Chiricahua Mountain Sandmat
Rackensack Canyon, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA on 03 Aug. 2008. A full resolution scan image has been contributed to Wikimedia Commons.
RANGE: Found on rocky slopes and along washes in canyons from central
Arizona through southeastern Arizona. In the Sonoran Desert mostly at the upper
elevations above 900 m.
Euphorbiaceae -- Spurge Family
An involucre with developing fruit, a capsule with three seeds. Catalina State Park, July 2016.
Desert Field Guide
Sonoran Desert Places
Sonoran Desert Naturalist Home Page
Michael J. Plagens, page created 6 Aug. 2008,
updated 26 Nov. 2016.