Camissonia claviformis subsp. aurantiaca

A common plant in low rocky areas and flats the Sonoran Desert. The subspecific epithet is somewhat baffling, since this subspecies is white-flowered.

Flowers in the flats on the west side of the Mohawk Dunes, 2/27/05.

Plant habit at the Mohawk Dunes, 2/27/05.

The creosote flats on the west side of Mohawk Dunes, 2/27/05. The smaller white flowers you can see here are Camissonia claviformis, the large yellow flowers are Oenothera primiveris.

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