Sabino Canyon Bluff Trail 3/21/17
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Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Dogbane (Apocynaceae) family.
The flowers are 1 inch (2.5 cm) wide and have 5 oval, overlapping petals that look like a pinwheel when opening. The flowers are followed by v-shaped fruits. The leaves are lanceolate, green, stippled with white hairs, and up to 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) long.
Santa Catalina Mountains.
Location: Alongside main road of Sabino Canyon just before Bluff Trail junction at 2783 ft;
32 19 4.354 N, 110 48 46.320 W.
Notes: 9/14/15 On slope alongside main road of Sabino Canyon at about 1.75 miles.
Bluff Trail 0.1 mile from tram road 3/21/17.
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