Wild Cotton

Additional Information:

Scientific Name: Gossypium thurberi
Common Name: Wild cotton
Family: Malvaceae
Locale: near Apache Junction
Specific Region: Arizona
Description: The roots being processed (the root bark being taken off the root). Note the red color, which makes a crimson red tincture. The roots are being processed in Apache Junction though they were gathered closer to Superior.
Date: March 15,2004