Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Leadwort (Plumbaginaceae) family.
The flowers are tubular, up to 1 inch (2.5 cm) across, and have 5 square-tipped lobes. The green base of the flowers and the developing green seed capsules are glandular and sticky. The leaves are dark green, simple, petiolate or sessile, and variably oval-shaped. The plants are typically loosely sprawling, but may be prostrate, climbing, or erect.
Santa Catalina Mountains
Finger Rock Canyon
Location: Trail just before start of switchbacks.
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