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Scutellaria mexicana


Scutellaria mexicana
Scutellaria mexicana
Scutellaria mexicana
Scutellaria mexicana

Life form2, 3: shrub, medium
Habitat: bajadas, washes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: ovate
leaf surface3: glaucous
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: violet or indigo or blue
Flowering period2: Mar. to June
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Lamiaceae (mint family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Labiatae (mint family)
Synonym(s)1: Salazaria mexicana
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Yuma area and southeastern California

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