Desert Purple Mat, Purple Mat, Purplemat
Nama demissum var. demissum
Color: Pinkish to purple
Common name: Desert Purple Mat, Purple Mat, Purplemat
Latin name: Nama demissum var. demissum
Height: 3 inches
Description: Nama demissum grows in a small patch of hairy glandular herbage. The corolla is generally funnel-shaped.
Leaf: The leaves are 1–4 cm, linear to spoon-shaped, long-tapered.
Range: Desert, s High Sierra Nevada, Southwestern California, East of Sierra Nevada
Habitat: Sandy or gravelly flats, slopes
Elevation: 500–1600 m.
Flowering time: Mar–May
Notes: Nama demissum var. demissum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California. This photo was taken on March 30, 2011 in Short Canyon, Kern County, California.
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