[Purple Mats and Namas: The Genus Nama in the Deserts and Mountains of the American Southwest]

Desert Purple Mat, Purple Mat, Purplemat

Nama demissa var. demissa

Synonym: Nama demissa var. deserti

Desert Purple Mat, Purple Mat, Purplemat: Nama demissa var. demissa (Synonym: Nama demissa var. deserti)

Desert purple mat as seen in the wash of Pinyon Canyon near Harper Flat, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park..........March 27, 2011.

Desert Purple Mat, Purple Mat, Purplemat: Nama demissa var. demissa (Synonym: Nama demissa var. deserti) - Desert Purple Mat, Purple Mat, Purplemat: Nama demissa var. demissa (Synonym: Nama demissa var. deserti)

Desert purple mat as seen in Plum Canyon, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.........March 23, 2011.

Desert Purple Mat, Purple Mat, Purplemat: Nama demissa var. demissa (Synonym: Nama demissa var. deserti) - Desert Purple Mat, Purple Mat, Purplemat: Nama demissa var. demissa (Synonym: Nama demissa var. deserti)

Desert purple mat as seen in the wash of Pinyon Canyon near Harper Flat, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park..........March 27, 2011.

Paul Slichter