Cal Flora Photo

Rosette Tiquilia
Tiquilia nuttallii (Hook) Richardson

The rosette tiquilia is a annual with oppositeb branched stem.  The leaves are lustered; hairs  spreading; blade 3.5--9 mm, ovate to round, margin entire, veins 2--3 pairs. shallowly sunken. The small pink to white clustered, bracted flowers.  The fruit is deeply 4-lobbed, with an oblong, ovoid smooth and shiny seed.  It grows on sandy plains, washes, slopes, saline flats at elevations up to 2400m. It is found in Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California.