Salazaria mexicana

A sage-like shrub with calices that become prominently inflated in fruit, found in the Mojave and part of the Sonoran Deserts in the US, and also in Brewster County, TX, but not in intervening New Mexico.

An inflorescence in Pleasant Canyon in the Panamint Mountains, 17 May 2009.

An inflorescence later in development, showing the inflated calices, 17 May 2009.

A flower in Pleasant Canyon, 17 May 2009.

Inflated calices in Pleasant Canyon, 17 May 2009.

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