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Chilopsis linearis ssp. arcuata (Desert willow)
Pyle, Lynn

Chilopsis linearis ssp. arcuata

Chilopsis linearis (Cav.) Sweet ssp. arcuata (Fosberg) Henrickson

Desert Willow

Bignoniaceae (Trumpet-creeper family)

Synonym(s): Chilopsis linearis var. arcuata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 30 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AZ , CA , GA , NM , NV , TX , UT
Native Habitat: Sandy washes, dry creekbeds.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 75 - Southwest Desert Flora (2020) Southwest Desert Flora
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Chilopsis linearis ssp. arcuata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chilopsis linearis ssp. arcuata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chilopsis linearis ssp. arcuata


Record Modified: 2022-03-17
Research By: CBR

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