Wildflowers of the Mojave Desert: Eucnide Urens

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Eucnide Urens
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Flowers of the desert rock nettle, eucnide urens, are colored white to pale yellow, while the leaves are dull green, and they and the stems have a dense covering of sharp, stinging hairs. Plants can form large clusters, several feet across, and grow in generally rocky locations, and alongside washes. The range extends from the Mojave Desert across parts of northwest Arizona.

Other species in the loasaceae family


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