Rumex hymenosepalus Torr.

This is a large and conspicuous plant that is common in sandy areas. The basal rosettes become well established over the winter, and are essentially the only large green plants in sandy areas in December and January. Flower color varies from green to reddish.

Plant habit on the west side of Tortugas Mountain, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, 28 Feb 2010.

Plant habit at Black Mountain, south of Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, 3 Feb 2007.

Flowers on the north end of the Aden Malpais, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, 20 Feb 2005.

Basal rosette in the flats north of the Tres Hermanas Mountains, Luna County, New Mexico, 5 Jan 2005.

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