ⓘ Category:Flora of the Southwestern United States

Astragalus nuttallianus

Astragalus nuttallianus is a species of milkvetch known by the common names smallflower milkvetch and turkeypeas. It is native to the southwestern and south central United States and northern Mexico, where it can be found in many types of habitat, often in dry areas. It is an annual plant that is variable in appearance, especially on grades. It produces slender, hairy stems which reach 4 to 45 centimeters in length. The leaves are up to 6.5 centimeters long and made up of several oval, pointed or rounded leaves. The inflorescence bears 1 to 4 White to purple or bicolored flowers, each less ...

Astragalus sabulonum

Astragalus sabulonum is a species of milkvetch known by the common name gravel milkvetch. It is native to the Southwestern United States and California, from desert to mountain habitats. This is a hairy annual herb with stems to a height of approximately 26 inches in length. Leaves a few centimeters long and made up of several hairy oval leaflets. The inflorescence is an open set 2 to 7 off-White to pale lilac flowers, each less than one centimeter in length. The fruit is a curved, leathery, hairy legume pod up to 2 centimeters long.

Brickelliastrum

Brickelliastrum is a North American genus of flowering plants in the tribe boneset tribe within the sunflower family. Brickelliastrum has at times been lumped with Brickellia or Steviopsis, but chromosome number and molecular data are in agreement in showing that it is distinct from either of these. Despite having the general appearance of Brickellia, members of Brickelliastrum have cypselae that have only 5-7 ribs, funnel-shaped corollas, and a style with an unenlarged, glabrous base. There is only one recognized species, Brickelliastrum fendleri. It is native to southwestern USA and Nort ...

Castilleja minor

Castilleja minor is a species of flowering plant in the broomrape family known by the common name lesser Indian paintbrush. It is native to Western North America from British Columbia to California and new Mexico, where it grows in wet habitats such as spring meadows.

Dicoria (plant)

Dicoria is a genus of North American flowering plants in the sunflower tribe within the daisy family, native to the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. Species Dicoria canescens A.Gray - northwestern Mexico Baja California, Sonora, United States California Nevada Arizona Utah New Mexico Colorado. Dicoria calliptera Rose & Standl. - northwestern Mexico Sonora. Dicoria argentea Strother - northwestern Mexico Sonora.

Eriastrum diffusum

Eriastrum diffusum is a species of flowering plant in the phlox family known by the common name miniature woollystar. It is native to the southwestern United States from California to Texas, where it grows in many types of open habitat. This is an annual herb producing a thin, usually woolly stem up to about 20 centimeters long, growing erect or spreading outward. The leaves are divided into 2 to 4 narrow, threadlike linear lobes. The inflorescence is a woolly cluster of narrow, leaflike bracts laced with webby fibers. The small flowers are funnel-shaped, with yellowish throats and white t ...

                                     

ⓘ Flora of the Southwestern United States

  • which is native to the North American deserts in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It is a common food plant of the ruddy copper larvae
  • platyphylla is native to the deserts of the southwestern United States southern California, Arizona, Nevada and the southwestern corner of Utah and northwestern
  • species of flowering plant in the daisy family. It grows in northwestern Mexico Sonora, Chihuahua, Baja California and the southwestern United States western
  • species of flowering plants in the daisy family known by the common name Virgin River brittlebush. This shrub is native to the southwestern United States and
  • called the New Mexico raspberry, is a North American species of brambles in the rose family. It has been found only in the southwestern United States in
  • desert thistle. This plant is native to the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico, particularly the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts. It has been
  • in the daisy family known by several common names including desert twinbugs and bugseed. This is a desert plant of the southwestern United States and
  • Malaxis macrostachya is a species of orchid widespread across much Mexico, Central America, and the southwestern United States Arizona, New Mexico, western
  • plumeweed is a species of annual plants in the daisy family. It is native primarily to Mexico, but also the southwestern United States and Central America
  • Cyperus parishii is a species of sedge known by the common name Parish s flatsedge. It is native to the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico.
  • a plant species in the dandelion tribe within the sunflower family. It is considered to be native to the southwestern United States Arizona and New Mexico