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Sonoran Desert Plants
Chilopsis linearis ssp. Arcuata (Desert-willow, mimbre)

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 Chilopsis linearis ssp. Arcuata

 Chilopsis linearis ssp. Arcuata

 Chilopsis linearis ssp. Arcuata

 Chilopsis linearis ssp. Arcuata

 Chilopsis linearis ssp. Arcuata

 Chilopsis linearis ssp. Arcuata

 Chilopsis linearis ssp. Arcuata

Habitat: valley washes
Life Form: tree
Leaf Description: opposite simple
Flower Color: lavender or purple or violet
Flowering Period: April to Aug.
Spines: spineless
Family: Bignoniaceae (bignonia family)
Abundance: locally common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S., S. Rutman, C.M. Guilliams, and J. Malusa. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona: Part 10. Eudicots: Berberidaceae, Bignoniaceae and Boraginaceae. Phytoneuron 2015-1, 1-60 page 6 (5.9 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 Chilopsis linearis ssp. Arcuata (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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