[Desert Chicory and Plumseeds: The Genus Rafinesquia in the Southwestern Deserts of the United States]

California Chicory, Desert Chicory, New Mexico Plumseed

Rafinesquia neomexicana

California Chicory, Desert Chicory, New Mexico Plumseed: Rafinesquia neomexicana

Desert chicory beginning to bloom in a ditch along the access road north of Katherine Landing in Lake Mead NRA.........February 27, 2013.

Flowerhead of California Chicory, Desert Chicory, New Mexico Plumseed: Rafinesquia neomexicana - Involucre of California Chicory, Desert Chicory, New Mexico Plumseed: Rafinesquia neomexicana - Flower head of California Chicory, Desert Chicory, New Mexico Plumseed: Rafinesquia neomexicana

Stem leaf of California Chicory, Desert Chicory, New Mexico Plumseed: Rafinesquia neomexicana

Desert chicory beginning to bloom in a ditch along the access road north of Katherine Landing in Lake Mead NRA.........February 27, 2013.

California Chicory, Desert Chicory, New Mexico Plumseed: Rafinesquia neomexicana - California Chicory, Desert Chicory, New Mexico Plumseed: Rafinesquia neomexicana

Desert chicory as seen along the Hiline Trail between Sedona, AZ and the Village of Oak Creek, AZ.........March 20, 2015.

Paul Slichter