Brown-Eyed Evening Primrose is an annual plant growing from a basal rosette of long oval leaves and producing stems often exceeding half a meter in height
Mojave, Sonoran and Great Basin deserts
Open, sandy desert washes and plains below 6500 feet.
White with brown center
Photo tips: Most digital point-and-shoot cameras have a macro function - usually symbolized by the icon of a little flower. When you turn on that function, you allow your camera to get closer to the subject, looking into a flower for example. Or getting up close and personal with a bug. More on desert photography.
Mojave Desert Wildflowers - This book is the standard by which all other wildflower books are measured. The author, Jon Mark Stewart, has combined super photography with concise information. This book has an entire color page for each wildflower covered, with a discussion of the wildflower. 210 pages with 200 color photos. More...