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Desert star in spring bloom, a member of the sunflower family found in lower elevations of the Sonoran desert.  Heavy winter rains led to a historic springtime bloom in 2005, carpeting the entire desert in vegetation and color for months, Monoptilon bellioides, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Desert star in spring bloom, a member of the sunflower family found in lower elevations of the Sonoran desert.  Heavy winter rains led to a historic springtime bloom in 2005, carpeting the entire desert in vegetation and color for months, Monoptilon bellioides, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Sun starfish.  This enormous starfish can have up to 24 arms, grow to 30 inches in diameter and have as many as 15000 tube feet.  Sun stars are usually pink, purple or brown in color although will occasionally be red or yellow. They can regrow lost arms, Pycnopodia helianthoides
Desert star in spring bloom, a member of the sunflower family found in lower elevations of the Sonoran desert. Heavy winter rains led to a historic springtime bloom in 2005, carpeting the entire desert in vegetation and color for months. Sunflower Star Photo.
Image ID: 10939  
Species: Desert star, Monoptilon bellioides
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Desert star in spring bloom, a member of the sunflower family found in lower elevations of the Sonoran desert. Heavy winter rains led to a historic springtime bloom in 2005, carpeting the entire desert in vegetation and color for months. Sunflower Star Picture.
Image ID: 10941  
Species: Desert star, Monoptilon bellioides
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Sun starfish. This enormous starfish can have up to 24 arms, grow to 30 inches in diameter and have as many as 15000 tube feet. Sun stars are usually pink, purple or brown in color although will occasionally be red or yellow. They can regrow lost arms. Stock Photography of Sunflower Star.
Image ID: 14949  
Species: Sunflower star, Pycnopodia helianthoides
 
Sun starfish.  This enormous starfish can have up to 24 arms, grow to 30 inches in diameter and have as many as 15000 tube feet.  Sun stars are usually pink, purple or brown in color although will occasionally be red or yellow. They can regrow lost arms, Pycnopodia helianthoides Sunflower star (sun starfish), dorsal surface detail, Pycnopodia helianthoides, San Nicholas Island
Sun starfish. This enormous starfish can have up to 24 arms, grow to 30 inches in diameter and have as many as 15000 tube feet. Sun stars are usually pink, purple or brown in color although will occasionally be red or yellow. They can regrow lost arms. Photograph of Sunflower Star.
Image ID: 14950  
Species: Sunflower star, Pycnopodia helianthoides
 
Sunflower star (sun starfish), dorsal surface detail. Sunflower Star Photos.
Image ID: 10182  
Species: Sunflower star, Pycnopodia helianthoides
Location: San Nicholas Island, California, USA
 


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Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Echinoderm  >  Seastar / Starfish
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Channel Islands  >  San Nicholas Island
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  State Parks  >  Anza Borrego Desert State Park
Location  >  USA  >  California  >  Desert  >  Anza Borrego
Plant  >  Wildflower  >  Desert Wildflower
Subject  >  Technique  >  Captivity  >  Aquarium
Subject  >  Technique  >  Underwater

Species Appearing Among These Images:
Monoptilon bellioides
Pycnopodia helianthoides

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Updated: December 17, 2017