Photo: Acourtia nana 0.

Botanical name: 
Photo: Acourtia nana.

Flowering plant. This is the plant that leaves all those funny-looking dead hollyleaves sticking out of the ground, in the SW US. Chiricahuas, AZ, US. Wild. 1998-04-01.

Acourtia nana (Gray) Reveal & King
Engl.: desert holly, dwarf desertpeony.
Bot. syn.: Perezia nana Gray