[Desert Stars: The Genus Monoptilon in the Southwestern Deserts of the United States]

Mojave Desertstar, Mojave Desert Star, Desert Star

Monoptilon bellioides

Mojave Desertstar, Mojave Desert Star, Desert Star: Monoptilon bellioides

Mojave desertstar as seen amongst rocks along old Highway 66 near Boundary Rock in southern Arizona...........February 22, 2013.

Mojave Desertstar, Mojave Desert Star, Desert Star: Monoptilon bellioides - Mojave Desertstar, Mojave Desert Star, Desert Star: Monoptilon bellioides

Mojave desertstar as seen in a wash at the upper end of Arizona Telephone Cove in Lake Mead NRA............February 27, 2013.

Mojave Desertstar, Mojave Desert Star, Desert Star: Monoptilon bellioides

Mojave desertstar as seen along the access road several miles north of Katherine Landing in Lake Mead NRA...........February 27, 2013.

Mojave Desertstar, Mojave Desert Star, Desert Star: Monoptilon bellioides - Mojave Desertstar, Mojave Desert Star, Desert Star: Monoptilon bellioides

Mojave desertstars blooming on the sandy wash of Hawk Canyon, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.........March 24, 2011.

Mojave Desertstar, Mojave Desert Star, Desert Star: Monoptilon bellioides - Flower head of Mojave Desertstar, Mojave Desert Star, Desert Star: Monoptilon bellioides

Mojave Desertstar, Mojave Desert Star, Desert Star: Monoptilon bellioides - Mojave Desertstar, Mojave Desert Star, Desert Star: Monoptilon bellioides

Mojave desertstar as seen along a wash that crosses California Highway 95 about 10 miles north of Needles, California..........February 20, 2013.

Paul Slichter