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Justicia longii

Longflower Tube-tongue

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial
Habitat: rocky slopes, canyons, mountains
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf shape3: lanceolate to linear
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: white or whitish
Flowering period2: Apr. to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Acanthaceae (acanthus family)
Synonym(s)1: Siphonoglossa longiflora
Status: rare
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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