| Simmodsia chinensis, Box family (Boxaceae)
|Flowers:||Clusters of small green and yellow flowers. A bush may be male with flowers producing pollen, or female, which bears the "acorn-like" jojoba fruit.|
|Leaves:||Thick, leathery gray, green oval leaves to 1 1/2" long.|
|Height:||Bush may grow to 7' high.|
| Photographed March 26, near
Typically found near desert washes and in rocky areas.