Wildflowers of the Mojave Desert: Dudleya Saxosa


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Dudleya Saxosa
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Dudleya saxosa is a succulent; the water-containing leaves are thick, fleshy, and greyish-green in color, growing at the base in a neat rosette. The little flowers grow on a branched, pinkish red stem; individual blooms are green to yellow (ssp aloides), or tinged red (ssp saxosa). The range of the species is quite limited, to the higher elevations of the Mojave Desert; it is most common in parts of Joshua Tree National Park.

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