Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Mint (Lamiaceae) family.
The flowers are clustered in the leaf axils. The individual flowers are small, 2-lipped, and have 5 lobes. The leaves are woolly, grayish green, opposite, and oval in shape. The leaves vary depending on moisture, becoming smaller and grayer in dry conditions. The leaves have a strong, pleasant, lavender fragrance when crushed. The flowers have only a faint fragrance of honey.
Santa Catalina Mountains
Sabino Canyon Recreation Area
Location: Beside Phone Line Trail just beyond Blackett's Ridge Trail.
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