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Desert Honeysuckle

Anisacanthus thurberi

Description:

Height: To 6 feet (1.8 m) tall. The flowers are tubular, 2 inches (5 cm) long, and have 4 curling lobes, 2 stamens, and a long, white pistil. The flowers bloom sporadically throughout the warm part of the year. The leaves are green, short-stemmed, lanceolate to elliptical in shape, and either opposite each other or in clusters on the stiff, woody stems.

Habitat:

Xeriscape section of wildlife habitat garden.


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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Lat: 31.11, Long: -97.50

Spotted on Apr 4, 2013
Submitted on Apr 16, 2013

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