Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Morning-glory (Convolvulaceae) family.
The flowers are in loose clusters of 1 or more. The individual flowers have a funnel-shaped, morning glory-like corolla and 5 green, leafy, egg-shaped sepals. Some of the flowers have a magenta throat. The leaves are up to 2 inches (5 cm) wide, green, stellate-hairy, alternate, and oval to heart-shaped. The stems are usually fuzzy (rarely hairless) and woody at the base. The plants are either low, compact, mounding shrubs or rambling vines climbing through other plants.
Sabino Canyon Recreation Area
Location: On bluff trail near entrance to canyon and next to road.
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