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Wildflowers of the Southwestern Desert

Many desert wildflowers are annuals that bloom in response to adequate rainfall and optimal temperatures. Some years few species bloom, while other years offer a plethora of desert wildflowers. The species included in this collection give a glimpse of some of the more prominent and abundant wildflowers of southwestern deserts.

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Gaillardia pinnatifidaBlanket flower
Red dome blanketflower
Red-dome blanket-flower
Yellow gaillardia
Glandularia gooddingiiSouthwestern mock vervain
Pink verbena
Southwestern vervain
Goodding's verbena
Mojave verbena
Hesperocallis undulataAjo lily
Desert lily
Hibiscus coulteriCoulter hibiscus
Desert rose-mallow
Desert rosemallow
Kallstroemia grandifloraArizona poppy
Orange caltrop
Desert poppy
Summer poppy
Layia glandulosaWhite tidytips
Whitedaisy tidytips
Malacothrix glabrataDesert-dandelion
Smooth desertdandelion
Melampodium leucanthumBlackfoot Daisy
Rock daisy
Plains blackfoot
Mentzelia pumilaDwarf mentzelia
Oenothera deltoidesBirdcage evening-primrose
Fragrant primrose
Desert evening-primrose
Birdcage primrose
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