Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Amaranth (Amaranthaceae) family.
The tiny flowers are in dense, mounding, poorly defined aggregate clusters (glomerules) mixed in with small leaves. The leaves are shiny, green, fleshy, hairless or sparsely hairy above, hairy below, oblong-lanceolate to egg-shaped, and in pairs of unequal sizes. The numerous stems are prostrate, hairy, and greenish to reddish in color. The plants form dense, spreading mats on the ground.
Santa Catalina Mountains.
Molino Basin Campground.
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