Pholisma sonorae flowers



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Pholisma sonorae, is a rare and unusual species of flowering plant endemic to the Sonoran Deserts to the west of Yuma, Arizona in the California Yuha and Colorado Desert, and south in the Yuma Desert, where it is known from only a few locations.

Pholisma culiacanum flowers



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Pholisma sonorae flowers



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Pholisma sonorae flowers



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Pholisma sonorae flowers



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Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Plantae

(unranked):        Angiosperms

(unranked):        Eudicots

(unranked):        Asterids

Order:   (unplaced)

Family:  Boraginaceae

Subfamily:           Lennooideae

Genus: Pholisma

Species:               P. sonorae

Binomial name : Pholisma sonorae

Pholisma arenarium flowers



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Pholisma arenarium flowers



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Habitat :– Northwestern Mexico, Arizona and southern California,, where it grows in many habitat types, including desert, chaparral, and sandy coastal dunes. 

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