Proboscidea parviflora
Plants Of The Southwest

Proboscidea parviflora

Devil's Claw

Sonoran tribes domesticated this annual for the long black fibers of the "claw". The fibers of Devil's Claw are used in basket weaving. Seeds are high in protein and eaten like sunflower seeds, or press them for oil. Beautiful pinkish fragrant flowers, then this dazzling fuzzy pod that splits open. Full Sun. Sow when soil is warm or start indoors. Zones 5-8.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 5678


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Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Shade
Part Shade
Fragrant
Very Low Water 
Very Low Water
Low Water 
Low Water
Medium Water 
Medium Water