Wildflowers of the Mojave Desert: Eremalche Rotundifolia

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Eremalche Rotundifolia
PreviousCup-shaped flower of eremalche rotundifolia, Lake Mohave, NevadaNext

The desert five spot, eremalche rotundifolia is a particularly attractive species, producing delicate, cup-shaped flowers formed of five overlapping pink petals, each with a prominent red spot at the base. At the center is a spherical cluster of tiny stamens and stigmas. The range is centered on the Mojave Desert, extending across adjoining areas, up to 4,000 feet elevation.

Other species in the malvaceae family


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