Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Huachuca Mountain Rocktrumpet.
Dogbane (Apocynaceae) family.
The flowers are tubular, 3 inches (7.6 cm) long, and have 5 oval lobes. The slender flower buds are pink and held upright. The flowers are followed by distinctive fruit, a pair of 5 inch (13 cm) long, slender follicles covered in red fuzz. The leaves are green, covered in minute hairs, opposite, and oval to rounded in shape.
Santa Catalina Mountains.
Location: 10 feet above road at top of cliff at 6.5 mile mark.
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