Crossosoma bigelovii Ragged Rock Flower
SHRUB. A straggling woody tangle of pale gray branches and small
oval, sharp-pointed, bluish green leaves that fall during the dry months
and sprout after rain. Fragrant white flowers resembling apple blossoms
bloom in early April, followed by purple crescent-shaped pods. In
the Empires, occasional at lower elevations among rock outcrops on large
washes, including Davidson Canyon.
FAMILY: Crossosomataceae (Rock Flower Family)