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Dicliptera resupinata

Fold-wing, alfalfilla

Life form2, 3: forb, annual or forb, perennial
Habitat: rocky slopes, canyons, mountains
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: ovate to lanceolate
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: lavender
Flowering period2: Apr. to Oct.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Acanthaceae (acanthus family)
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range

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