Mojave and Sonoran deserts of southeastern California to southern Nevada and western Arizona. Habitat Desert washes and rocky slopes below 2,500 feet. Flowers Translucent, cream-colored to yellowish flowers bloom February through April. The 1-1/2 inch flower has pink-to-purple dots on the inside surface of 5 ragged lobes which form a cup. Lower petal has a reddish-purple spot with 2 bright yellow stamens curving upward over it.