Longtube Ipomopsis Flower Longtube Ipomopsis Leaves Longtube Ipomopsis Stem Longtube Ipomopsis Plant Longtube Ipomopsis Plant

Wildflowers of Southern Arizona


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Longtube Ipomopsis.
Ipomopsis tenuituba.
Phlox (Polemoniaceae) family.

PLANT: Short-lived perennial, 35-100 cm tall, simple to branched at base; stems often woody at base, with short glandular hairs, nonglandular below. LEAVES: subglabrous to sparsely short-pilose, deeply lobed. INFLORESCENCE: narrow, one-sided, with subsessile to short-pedicelled flowers on lateral branches. FLOWER: calyx 4-6 mm long, short glandular pubescent, the lobes acute to acuminate; corolla white to lavender, the tube 25-35 mm long, the throat 2-4 mm wide, the lobes lanceolate to ovate, acuminate to apiculate, often with pink to lavender flecks; stamens inserted unequally on the tube; filaments unequal; anthers included to slightly exserted; stigma slightly exserted.


Location: Santa Catalina Mountains.


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