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

Ajo Peak at Night

 

 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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