Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Buckwheat (Polygonaceae) family.
The small, 6-lobed flowers are in dense, flattened, terminal clusters or in umbels of multiple flower clusters at the branch tips. The flowers turn rusty brown as they age and dry on the plant. The leaves densely line the slender, woody stems and are small, gray-green, leathery, up to 3/8 inch (9.5 mm) long, and narrowly linear to oblanceolate in shape.
Santa Catalina Mountains.
Location: On shoulder of Catalina Highway at 5266 ft.
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