Just a very few flowers beginning to bloom from 900 m to 1200 m elevation.
|Common Name||Color||Flower Size & Shape||Special Notes and Info||Where to Look|
|Wolf Berry||Cream-Purple||4 mm long tubes w/4 or 5 pts.||Woody shrubs, 2 m, with some thorns. Hummingbird plant. Gets red berries.||hillsides, washbanks|
|Pepper Grass||White||Small, 2 mm, 4 petals||Herbs 30 cm tall. Delicate racemes. Disc-shaped seeds 3 mm dia.||Roadsides; beneath Palo Verde Trees|
|Turpentine Bush||Yellow||Yellow-Daisy like, 4 cm||shrubby up to 1.5 m, evergreen foliage with piney odor||Hillsides. Just a few left blooming after fall.|
|Canyon Ragweed||Green||no petals. many on a spike||1 to 2 m tall. Causes hay fever. Large, course leaves||In and along desert washes, roadsides|
|Rose-Purple||Tubular, 10 mm long, 2-lipped||Low herb up to 50 cm tall. Squarish stems. Flowers in leaf axils.||Rocky slopes|
Contributed by Susan C.
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