Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Pea (Fabaceae) family.
Small shrub with inconspicuous petals found in washes and rocky slopes. The rounded, puffball flower heads are 2 inches (5 cm) in diameter and contain several clusters of flowers with long, slender stamens. Although usually straight, the long stamens are sometimes twisted and curly. The flowers are followed by curled, brown seed pods. The leaves are green and bipinnate with tiny leaflets.
Saguaro National Park East
Location: Javalina Rocks Parking Area
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