Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Buttercup (Ranunculaceae) family.
The flowers are 1 1/2 inches (3.8 cm) across and have white, petal-like sepals with delicately-haired undersides. The flowers are followed by large, woolly, cylindrical seed heads. The leaves are dark green, hairless, finely dissected into toothed leaflets, and both basal and in a whorl midway up the stem. The stem is upright, hairless, fleshy, and it sprouts from an underground tuber.
Santa Catalina Mountains.
Sabino Canyon Recreation Area
Location: Esperero Trail near Rattlesnake Canyon Trail junction.
Notes: Molino Basin along Arizona Trail at end of campground 4/2/17
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