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Sonoran Desert Plants
Maurandella antirrhiniflora (Humboldt & Bonpland ex Willdenow) Rothmale (Blue Snapdragon Vine, Blue Twining Snapdragon)

Ajo Peak at Night

 

 Maurandella antirrhiniflora (Humboldt & Bonpland ex Willdenow) Rothmale

Habitat: washes
Life Form: vine,non-woody
Leaf Description: alternate simple
Flower Color: indigo or violet or blue
Flowering Period: Apr. to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Plantaginaceae (plantain family)
Abundance: Uncommon
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2016. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: A flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 17. Eudicots: Nyctaginaceae to Plumbaginaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-34: 1-77. Published 11 May 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 58 (8.7 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Maurandella antirrhiniflora (Humboldt & Bonpland ex Willdenow) Rothmale (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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