New Mexico Wildflowers: Red to Pink

 

Your pink may be my lavender! If so, the flower you're looking on may be shown on a different page. Also, I may put a flower on this page even if the touches of red or pink are modest ones.

 

Flowers are shown in alphabetical order by English family name, genus, and species. Click on a link to obtain additional photos of a species, plus comments. Those additional pages are bandwidth-intensive and best used with a high speed connection.


Indian Blanketflower, Firewheel, Gaillardia, New Mexico

Aster Family, Blanketflower or Firewheel, Gaillardia sp.

Prairie Coneflower, Mexican Hat, Ratibida columnifera, New Mexico

Aster Family, Prairie Coneflower or Mexican Hat, Ratibida columnifera

Desert Willow, Chilopsis linearis, New Mexico

Bignonia Family, Desert Willow, Chilopsis linearis (ranges from pink to purple)

Pale Smartweed, Persicaria lapathifolia, New Mexico

Buckwheat Family, Pale Smartweed, Persicaria lapathifolia (can also be white)

Red Columbine, Aquilegia desertorum or elegantula, New Mexico

Buttercup Family, Red Columbine, Aquilegia desertorum or elegantula

Claret Cup Cactus, Echinocereus, New Mexico

Cactus Family, Claret Cup Cactus, Echinocereus

Cactus Family, Prickly Pear, Opuntia polycantha var. juniperina?

Dogbane, Apocynum, New Mexico

Dogbane Family, Dogbane, Apocynum

Fireweed, Chamerion angustifolium, New Mexico

Evening Primrose Family, Fireweed, Chamerion angustifolium (can be more purple)

Scarlet Gaura, Oenothera suffrutescens, Gaura coccinea, New Mexico

Evening Primrose Family, Scarlet Gaura, Oenothera suffrutescens, New Mexico (can also be white)

Small-Flowered Gaura, Oenothera curtiflora, New Mexico

Evening Primrose Family, Linda Tarde or Small-Flowered Gaura, Oenothera curtiflora

Indian Paintbrush, Castilleja, New Mexico

Figwort Family, Paintbrush, Castilleja

Fernleaf Lousewort, Giant Louswort, Pedicularis procera, New Mexico

Figwort Family, Fernleaf or Giant Louswort, Pedicularis procera

Scarlet Bugler, Beard-lip Penstemon, Penstemon barbatus, New Mexico

Figwort Family, Scarlet Bugler, Penstemon barbatus

Mountain Figwort, Scrophularia montana, New Mexico

Figwort Family, Mountain Figwort, Scrophularia montana

Creeping Spiderling, Boerhavia torreyana, New Mexico

Four O'Clock Family, Creeping Spiderling, Boerhavia torreyana

Pinesaps, Monotropa hypopitys, New Mexico

Heath Family, Pinesaps, Monotropa hypopitys

Snowberry, Symphoricarpos rotundifolius, New Mexico

Honeysuckle Family, Snowberry, Symphoricarpos rotundifolius

Globemallow, Sphaeralcea, New Mexico

Mallow Family, Globemallow, Sphaeralcea (usually orange)

 Field Bindweed, Convolvulus arvensis, New Mexico

Morning Glory Family, Field Bindweed, Convolvulus arvensis (can also be all-white or more lavender)

Trans-Pecos Morning Glory, Ipomoea cristulata, New Mexico

Morning Glory Family, Trans-Pecos Morning Glory, Ipomoea cristulata

Western Wallflower, Erysimum capitatum, New Mexico

Mustard Family, Western Wallflower, Erysimum capitatum

New Mexico Locust, Robinia neomexicana, New Mexico

Pea Family, New Mexico Locust, Robinia neomexicana

Corn Poppy, Papaver rhoeas, New Mexico

Poppy Family, Common or Corn Poppy, Papaver rhoeas

Coralbells, Heuchera pulchella, New Mexico

Saxifrage Family, Coralbells, Heuchera pulchella

Sonoran Sandmat, Spurge, Euphorbia, Chamaesyce micromera, New Mexico

Spurge Family, Sonoran Sandmat, Euphorbia micromera

Prostrate Sandmat, Euphorbia prostrata, New Mexico

Spurge Family, Prostrate Sandmat, Euphorbia prostrata

Tamarisk, Salt Cedar, Tamarix, New Mexico

Tamarisk Family, Tamarisk or Salt Cedar, Tamarix

Arizona Valerian, Valeriana arizonica, New Mexico

Valerian Family, Arizona Valerian, Valeriana arizonica