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Carlowrightia (Carlowrightia arizonica)
carlowrightiaDESCRIPTION: perennial subshrub. Flowers white, with purple veins on yellow throat, to 1" wide; 4 petals, lower petal folded into tube; 2 stamens. Leaves simple, smooth-edged, lance-shaped, opposite. Acanthaceae (Acanthus) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom in spring.

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