Plant - spring
Bloody Basin Rd
SS
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Plant - spring
Bloody Basin Rd
SS
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Bloody Basin Rd
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Bloody Basin Rd
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Bloody Basin Rd
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Plant Description

Origin: Native
General Description: Deciduous.
Height: 3 feet     Width: 3 feet


Habitat

Habitat Description: Open hillsides, washes and arid grasslands. Grows best in rocky, gravelly soil.
Plant Communities: Desert Scrub, Interior Chaparral, Semidesert Grasslands, Pinyon Juniper Woodland, Montane Conifer Forest
Elevation: 0 - 5000 feet


Flower Characteristics

Color: Pink   Shape: Irregular in round clusters     Tubular: N   Flowering Period: Oct - May
Description: There are several flowers in each 2 inch wide powder puff. Has long stamens. White at the base and pink at the tip.


Leaf Characteristics

Leaf Color: Dark green   Type: Compound   Shape: Narrow   Margin: Smooth   Attachment: Alternate   Hairs: Top and bottom of leaves
Description: Twice bipinnately compound to 1-1/2 inches long and 1/2 inch wide. Fern-like leaflets to 2/10 inch long usually have more than seven pairs. Similar to the leaves on an acacia.
Spines: N


Fruit Characteristics

Color: Brown   Type: Pod   Description: Seed pod is 2 inches long with short velvety hairs. When ripening, the pod splits with the halves positioned wide apart for a long period of time.


Bark Characteristics

Bark Color: Brown to grey   Bark Texture (Mature): Smooth   

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