Sonoran Desert Naturalist >>> Field Guide >>> Sonoran Desert Flora >>> Gentianaceae

Sonoran Desert Gentians

Annual or perennial herbs mostly of damp soil. Better represented in montane habitats.


Centaurium calycosum

Photo © Mike Plagens

Common in wet soil of riparian habitats only. Bright pink or whitish flowers with five petals. Detailed Description

Sonoran Desert Places


Copyright Michael J. Plagens, 1999-2009