Polanisia dodecandra Redwhisker Clammyweed
ANNUAL. Entire plant covered with small red sticky hairs.
Leaves trifoliate (in threes), oval, pointed. Plants usually have
several branches, with a cluster of white flowers at the top of each branch.
Flowers ragged looking, with prominent red stamens. Blooms in May-June,
later than most spring wildflowers. In the Empires, frequent in loose
sand, roadsides, washes, etc. Especially common in the drier parts
of Davidson Canyon.
FAMILY: Capparaceae (Caper Family)