Desert Rocknettle is a member of the
forms round, bushy clumps and
grows to 12 inches
in height. It has coarsely serrated leaves with stinging hairs which
to 2.5 inches in length. It grows in the Mohave Desert on cliffs and
rocky slopes, and in canyon washes below 4000 feet in elevation.
The leaves of the Desert
Rocknettle stick readily to
clothing, and are very difficult to remove without crushing them
into a green mush.
Desert Rocknettle blooms between March - May and
produces cream or pale yellow flowers with 5 petals to 2 inches in