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Mojave Desert Star (Monoptilon bellioides)
mojave desert starDESCRIPTION: Annual to 2". Flowers white to pink to lavender with a yellow disk. Flowers to 3/4" wide. Leaves simple, smooth-edged, hairy, to 1" long. Compositae (Sunflower) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom February to April. Carpets the ground in good years.

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