Wildflowers of Metro Phoenix

This is a concise list of commonly seen wildflowers in Metro Phoenix.

Wildflowers are considered those that grow freely without human intervention, or seasonal flowering plants characteristic of a particular region.

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Coulter's lupine 1
Lupinus sparsiflorus
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lesser yellowthroat gilia 2
Gilia flavocincta
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star gilia 3
Gilia stellata
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Wishbone bush 4
Mirabilis laevis
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desert chicory 6
Rafinesquia neomexicana
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white woolly daisy 7
Eriophyllum lanosum
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whitedaisy tidytips 8
Layia glandulosa
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blackfoot daisy 9
Melampodium leucanthum
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brittlebush 10
Encelia farinosa
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desert marigold 11
Baileya multiradiata
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Emory's rock daisy 12
Perityle emoryi
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California primrose 13
Eulobus californicus
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purple owl's-clover 14
Castilleja exserta exserta
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chia 15
Salvia columbariae
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Parry's beardtongue 16
Penstemon parryi
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California poppy 17
Eschscholzia californica
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southwestern prickly poppy 18
Argemone pleiacantha
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tuber anemone 19
Anemone tuberosa
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desert globemallow 20
Sphaeralcea ambigua
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Rosy Apricot Mallow 5
Sphaeralcea ambigua rosacea
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narrow-leaved cryptantha 21
Johnstonella angustifolia
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notch-leaf scorpion-weed 22
Phacelia crenulata
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distant phacelia 5
Phacelia distans
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Fiesta Flower 23
Pholistoma auritum
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bristly fiddleneck 24
Amsinckia tessellata
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bearded cryptantha 5
Cryptantha barbigera
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few-flowered bluedicks 25
Dichelostemma capitatum pauciflorum

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