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April Flowers Page 12


PLANTAGINACEAE
(Plantain Family)
Plantago patagonica

WOOLLY PLANTAIN

 


POLEMONIACEAE
(Phlox Family)
Phlox austromontana

DESERT PHLOX

 
Phlox austromontana
    


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum alatum

WINGED BUCKWHEAT

 


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum bicolor

PRETTY BUCKWHEAT

 


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum inflatum

DESERT TRUMPET

 
Eriogonum inflatum
    


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum microthecum

SLENDER BUCKWHEAT

 


POLYGONACEAE

(Buckwheat Family)
Eriogonum ovalifolium

CUSHION BUCKWHEAT

 


POLYGONACEAE
(Buckwheat Family)
Rumex hymenosepalus

CANAIGRE

 
Rumex hymenosepalus
    


PRIMULACEAE

(Primrose Family)
Primula specuicola

CAVE PRIMROSE

 

Did You Know?

Pinyon Pine

Pinyon trees do not produce pine nuts every year. These delicious nuts can only be harvested every three to seven years. This irregular schedule prevents animals from adapting to an abundance of pine nuts and guarantees that at least some nuts will become new trees instead of a quick meal.