Wildflowers of the Mojave Desert: Camissonia Brevipes


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Camissonia Brevipes
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Camissonia brevipes resembles several other yellow-flowered members of the evening primrose family in the Mojave Desert; flowers are formed of four rounded petals around a center of eight stamens and a yellow pistil. Petals have a few red dots near their base. The range is from the Great Basin Desert of Nevada, into the Sonoran Desert of Arizona.

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