Menodora scabra Menodora
PERENNIAL. Dark green stems with sparse narrow clasping leaves
and pale yellow flowers with round or slightly pointed petals. Flowers
to 2 cm., bloom in April, open only in bright sunlight. Seedpods
shiny, spherical, beadlike, .5 mm. In the Empires, occasional in
desertscrub on bajadas, limestone gravel, etc.
FAMILY: Oleaceae (Olive Family)