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Physical Setting
Climate
Adaptations
Tucson Plants
Tucson Animals
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PlantsNative TreesNative ShrubsNative CactusesWildflowersOther Plants
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Siphonoglossa (Siphonoglossa longiflora)
siphonoglossaDESCRIPTION: Subshrub to 8". Flowers white, tubular to 2" long. Flower has one upper lip that is notched and one lower lip that is 3-lobed. Leaves simple, smooth-edged, lance-shaped, opposite to 2" long. Acanthaceae (Acanthus) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom April to October, opening at night and closing the next morning.

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