7/30/15 Oracle Ridge Trailhead
Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Gaura hexandra var gracilis.
Evening Primrose (Onagraceae) family.
The small flowers are on tall, slender flower spikes. The individual flowers have 3 or 4 bright pink, often twisted petals, 3 or 4 pinkish, reflexed sepals, and an elongated pistil. The leaves are green, hairy, alternate, sessile, and linear to lanceolate in shape.
Santa Catalina Mountains
Location: Highway Pullout
GPS: N32.40321, W-110.70037
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