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Nuttallanthus texanus

Texas Toadflax, Blue Toadflax

Nuttallanthus texanus

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: bajadas, rocky slopes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate mostly toward the base
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: linear toward the base
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: lavender or violet or purple
Flowering period2: Feb to April
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Plantaginaceae (plantain family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Scrophulariaceae (figwort family)
Status: Uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land

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