| Menodora scabra, Olive family (Oleaceae)
|Flowers:||Red pointed bud opens into bright yellow flower (to 3/4")with 5 or 6 points, followed by round berries inside green fork-like prongs.|
|Leaves:||Long,narrow, grey-green leaves to 1 1/2".|
|Height:||Stem may grow to 1 1/2" high.|
| Photographed April
28, near Superstition Mountain.
Typically found in on rocky hillsides and in dry, flat areas.