Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness-- Magnoliids

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences


The magnoliids are a more primitive group of plants which are thought to have diverged relatively early from the rest of the flowering plants, or angiosperms. Their flowers have fewer parts and pollen with a single pore like the monocots.

Aristolochiaceae (Aristolochia Family)
Saururaceae (Lizard's Tail Family)

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