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120 Plains Flax

Linum puberulum Flax Family Perennial Native Forb Bloom: Spring and after rains. Flower: Golden yellow; to 2� wide; 5 petals with dark red at base. Plant: To 1 foot. Wiry stems. Leaves: Linear; covered with fine hairs giving gray-green appearance. Habitat: Dry, open hills. Photo: Las Guijas foothills in mid-May.

121 Slender Janusia

Cottsia gracilis Malpighia Family Perennial Native Vine Bloom: Spring - long bloom period. Flower: Yellow; up to 1/2� wide; 5 wrinkled, spoon-shaped petals; followed by 3-winged, reddish, hairy seedpods. Plant: Slender, hairy stems twine through other plants. Leaves: Gray-green; hairy; opposite; linear. Photo: Las Guijas foothills in May.

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Wildflowers: A Field Guide to Flowering Plants of Arivaca & Southern Arizona  

Provides an easy-to-use guide for identifying many wildflowers found in the Southern Arizona region.

Wildflowers: A Field Guide to Flowering Plants of Arivaca & Southern Arizona  

Provides an easy-to-use guide for identifying many wildflowers found in the Southern Arizona region.

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