Desert zinnia

Zinnia acerosa

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
NA
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
2500
Max elevation:
7500
Counties: 
Cochise
Gila
Graham
Greenlee
Maricopa
Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
High
Germination Overall: 
NA
Germination rate: 
NA
Germination Requirements: 
NA
Reproduction: 
High
Establishment: 
NA

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
NA
Citations:
Machado-Estrada et al. 2013