Digital-Desert : Mojave Desert Visit us on Facebook -- Desert Gazette -- Desert Link
Introduction:: Nature:: Map:: Points of Interest:: Roads & Trails:: People & History:: Ghosts & Gold:: Communities:: BLOG:: :?:: glossary

Wildflower List:

Desert five-spot

Eremalche rotundifolia


Desert Five-spot (Eremalche rotundifolia), is a flowering plant in the family Malvaceae, native to the Sonoran and Mojave Desert in the southwestern United States, where it is found between 50 and 1,500 meter altitude, most frequently in sandy and rocky washes and usually in gravelly alkaline soils.

It can be found in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and in Death Valley National Park in southern California. It is an annual plant growing to 8-60 centimeter tall, with rounded leaves 1.5-6 centimeter broad with a toothed margin. The flowers are beautiful rose-pink to lilac with five petals, each with a dark red spot at the base. The flowers close up at night and open back up again in the morning.

Annual

Found in creosote bush scrub and sandy wash habitat from below sea level to 3700 feet elevation.

Flowers are bowl-shaped with 5 petals, each with a dark red spot near the base.


Calscape
https://calscape.org/loc-California/Desert%20Five-spot%20(Eremalche%20rotundifolia)


Introduction:: Nature:: Map:: Points of Interest:: Roads & Trails:: People & History:: Ghosts & Gold:: Communities:: BLOG:: :?:: glossary
Country Life Realty
Wrightwood, Ca.
Mountain Hardware
Wrightwood, Ca.
Canyon Cartography
DesertLink
Links to Desert Museums

Grizzly Cafe
Family Dining


Custom Search

Abraxas Engineering
privacy
Copyright ©Walter Feller. All rights reserved.