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Sonoran Desert Plants
Epilobium canum ssp.latifolium (California Fuchsia, Hummingbird Trumpet)

Coffee Pot Mountain

 

 Epilobium canum ssp.latifolium

 Epilobium canum ssp.latifolium

Habitat: rocky slopes
Life Form: forb.perennial
Leaf Description: opposite,simple,lanceolate,entire
Flower Color: red to orange
Flowering Period: summer
Spines: spineless
Family: Onagraceae (evening primrose family)
Abundance: rare
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 32 (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 Epilobium canum ssp.latifolium (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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