Boerhavia coccinea Red Spiderling
PERENNIAL. Prostrate, with long hairy green stems and tiny clusters
of minute magenta flowers. Leaves hairy, pointed oval to heart-shaped.
Common on bare sandy ground in desertscrub. Blooms April-September.
Often growing with Allionia incarnata, which has similar foliage
but larger, lighter pink flowers that are not clustered.
FAMILY: Nyctaginaceae (Four O'Clock Family)