Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

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

Ipomopsis longiflora (Torrey) V. Grant
(Trumpet Gilia, Blue Trumpets)

Family: Polemoniaceae

Status: Native

By var., see Allred

Ipomopsis longiflora has lavender blue flowers with very long thin corolla tubes. The herbage is gray green and the leaf segments are linear. Ipomopsis longiflora is much branched from the base and is found on dry hillsides and canyons at lower to middle elevations.
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Ipomopsis longiflora, photo Russ Kleinman & Bill Norris, Burro Mtns., Engineer Canyon, Apr. 21, 2007

Ipomopsis longiflora, photo Russ Kleinman, Silver City, Ridge Road, Oct. 25, 2007

Ipomopsis longiflora, closeup of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Silver City, Ridge Road, April 21, 2009

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