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Pholistoma auritum var. arizonicum

Arizona Fiesta-flower, Blue Fiesta-flower

Pholistoma auritum var. arizonicum
Pholistoma auritum var. arizonicum

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: rocky slopes, washes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: pinnately bipinnatifid
leaf shape3: lanceolate
leaf surface3: hairy
leaf margin3: pinnatifid and toothed
Flower color2: lavender or violet or purple
Flowering period2: Feb. to Apr.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Boraginaceae (borage family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Hydrophyllaceae (waterleaf family)
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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