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stinging golf ball plant
Caiophora prietea
stinging golf ball plant Blazing-star Family
Caiophora prietea Loasaceae
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English common name
  •stinging golf ball plant
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Caiophora prietea (Gay) Urb. & Gilg
rules for finding collection records
  •Blumenbachia prietea (17)
  •Caiophora prietea (1)
family name
Image Author: ©2015 Alain de Trenqualye Howard
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.7 to 1.0 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of November thru 3rd week of March

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Fundación R.A. Philippi
base map where plant found
mag select
grid lines base