Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Trichostema arizonicum Gray
(Arizona Bluecurls)

Family: Lamiaceae

Status: Native


Trichostema arizonicum is quite a unique herb. The lower lip is purple, while the rest of the petal lobes are white. The stamens are very long and arc over the rest of the flower. Trichostema arizonicum is found in dry areas and in canyons at middle elevations.
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Trichostema arizonicum, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Wild Horse Canyon, Aug. 15, 2007

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