Wildflowers forum: Beautiful, weird little flowers

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La Mesa, CA
trobinson41
May 21, 2017 11:06 PM CST
Saw these in Anza Borrego Desert in Southern California on 5/20/2017. Very tiny -- both the flowers and the plant as a whole.

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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
May 22, 2017 2:37 PM CST

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I don't know those either, maybe someone from California can tell us what it is. Smiling
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La Mesa, CA
trobinson41
May 30, 2017 9:08 AM CST
I found out from another forum that this is a fringed spineflower.
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
Hi Everybody!! Let us talk native.
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frostweed
May 30, 2017 11:35 AM CST

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Well, that is a amazing little flower. Did you put the picture on the database?
Thank you for telling us about it Smiling
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La Mesa, CA
trobinson41
Jun 1, 2017 11:20 PM CST
I just tried to add it and found out that it was already in the database. So I submitted these photos to be added.
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
Hi Everybody!! Let us talk native.
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frostweed
Jun 2, 2017 6:16 AM CST

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Great, thank you very much. Smiling
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