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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Aristolochia watsonii (Pipevine, Indian-root, Dutchman's pipe)



Habitat: washes
Life Form: perennial vine
Leaf Description: alternate simple leaves
Flower Color: brown,purple
Flowering Period: Apr. to Oct.
Spines: spineless
Family: Aristolochiaceae (birthwort family)
Abundance: present



"Arizona Flora", Thomas A. Kearney and Robert H. Peebles, 1960, University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London (out of print)
    page 227

"Sonoran Desert Wildflowers", Richard Spellenberg, 2003, Globe Pequot Press, Guilford, Connecticut
    page 136

"A Natural History of the Sonoran Desert", Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Steven J. Phillips, Patricia Wentworth Comus. 2000. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press, Tucson
    page 168

"Flora of the Gran Desierto and Rio Colorado of Northwest Mexico (Southwest Center Series)", Richard Felger, 2001. University of Arizona Press, Tucson
    page 81





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