Chaparral Asphead

Chaparral Asphead
Aspicarpa hirtella

Family: Malpighia (Malpighiaceae)

Size: To 1 in. wide

Date: 7/23/2001

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Notes: The flowers are found in small clusters on the tips of the trailing stems. There are also flowers that never open (fertilizing themselves) in the lower leaf axils. 1 species of Aspicarpa in Arizona.

This plant is found on the Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch Working Check list of flora.