Chamaesyce pediculifera var. linearis

A common species throughout the Sonoran Desert, photographed in Sonora. This variety differs from var. pediculifera in having narrowly lanceolate to linear leaves. The species also varies in habit, with prostrate and erect forms mixed in many populations.

Cyathia at San Carlos, 27 Oct 2006.

Flowering stems at San Carlos, 27 Oct 2006.

Closer view of cyathis, 27 Oct 2006.

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