Nama demissum

Nama demissum
Nama demissum, Nevada desert
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: (unplaced)
Family: Boraginaceae
Subfamily: Hydrophylloideae
Genus: Nama
Species: N. demissum
Binomial name
Nama demissum
A.Gray

Nama demissum is an annual flowering plant. It is known by the common name purplemat, or Purple mat.

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Distribution

Purple mat, Nama demissum, grows in the American desert southwest, such as the Mojave Desert, and parts of Mexico on dry sandy or gravelly flats from 2000' to 5500' in creosote bush scrub.[1]

Description

Nama demissum grows to three inches high in a small patch of hairy glandular herbage. The flowers range from pinkish to purple. It blooms from February to May.[2]

Varieties

  • Nama demissum var. covillei Brand -- Coville's purplemat
  • Nama demissum var. demissum Gray -- purple mat, purplemat

Similar species

External links

References

  1. ^ http://www.calflora.net/bloomingplants/purplemat.html CalFlora. Nama demissum A. Gray var. demissum
  2. ^ Purple Mat. Pima Community College. http://wc.pima.edu/~bfiero/tucsonecology/plants/wflow_puma.htm



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  • Nama demissum — ID 55631 Symbol Key NADE Common Name purplemat Family Hydrophyllaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CA, NV, UT Growth Habit Forb/herb Durati …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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  • Nama demissum var. covillei — ID 55632 Symbol Key NADEC Common Name Coville s purplemat Family Hydrophyllaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA Growth Habit Forb/herb Duratio …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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  • Nama demissum A. Gray var. covillei Brand — Symbol NADEC Common Name Coville s purplemat Botanical Family Hydrophyllaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Nama demissum A. Gray var. deserti Brand — Symbol NADED Synonym Symbol NADED3 Botanical Family Hydrophyllaceae …   Scientific plant list

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