Wildflowers forum: Very Tiny Purple Flowers in Anza Borrego Desert

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La Mesa, CA
trobinson41
Mar 29, 2017 3:04 PM CST
Taken 3/26/2017.

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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Mar 30, 2017 7:03 AM CST

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Those sure are neat!!
I don't know what they are, but the resemble Oxalis flowers. Smiling
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La Mesa, CA
trobinson41
Mar 30, 2017 9:18 AM CST
There is some resemblance, but I don't think they're Oxalis.
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Mar 30, 2017 11:07 AM CST

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I am sure they are not, how about Mariposa lily? Smiling
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Name: Danita
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Danita
Mar 30, 2017 1:49 PM CST
Check out Nama demissum ( possibly, Nama demissum var. demissum?)

Purple Mat (Nama demissum)

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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
Hi Everybody!! Let us talk native.
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frostweed
Mar 30, 2017 2:04 PM CST

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That sure looks like it Danita Smiling
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trobinson41
Mar 31, 2017 12:26 PM CST
Yeah, I agree. It looks like Purple Mat (Nama demissum). Thanks, both of you, for your help!

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