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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Acleisanthes longiflora (Angel's trumpets (lanceolate leaves))

Ajo Peak at Night

 

Habitat: rocky slopes
Life Form: perennial forb
Leaf Description: opposite simple leaves
Flower Color: white
Flowering Period: Apr. to Aug.
Spines: spineless
Family: Nyctaginaceae (4-o'clock family)
Abundance: restricted

 


References

"Arizona Flora", Thomas A. Kearney and Robert H. Peebles, 1960, University of California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles, London (out of print)
    page 271

"Deserts: The Audubon Society Nature Guides", MacMahon, James A. 1985. Knopf, Chanticleer Press, NY
    plate 104
    page 387

"Flora of the Gran Desierto and Rio Colorado of Northwest Mexico (Southwest Center Series)", Richard Felger, 2001. University of Arizona Press, Tucson
    page 366
    page 368

 

 

 

 

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