Calliandra eriophylla

Height: Up to 4'

Leaves: 3" long and twice compound. They are greyish green and arrainged opposite. The margines are red. The upper leaves lack stalks.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom mostly October to May but does bloom year round. There flowers are several flowers on each 2" pink puff. The stamen is long and white at the bottom and pink at the top. The seed pod is 2" long, flat and brown. It is covered with short and fine hairs.

Form/Habitat: Below 5,000'. Found on open hillsides, washes and grasslands.

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