Ipomopsis species

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Scientific Name Ipomopsis aggregata USDA PLANTS Symbol
IPAG
Common Name Scarlet Gilia, Fairy Trumpet ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
31192
Family Polemoniaceae (Phlox) Wildflower Center
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Description Life zones and habitat: Foothills and montane. Dry, sunny areas.
Plant: Erect biennial 1 to 4 feet tall, slender somewhat hairy stem.
Leaves: Alternate leaves up to 2-1/2 inches long, pinnately-dissected.
Inflorescence: Bright red trumpet-shaped flowers up to 2 inches long, borne on one side of the stem.
References: Descr. adapted from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K Guennel.
Colorado Status
Native
Scientific Name Ipomopsis tenuituba USDA PLANTS Symbol
IPTE4
Common Name Slender-tubed Skyrocket ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
31221
Family Polemoniaceae (Phlox) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Montane and sub-alpine. Dry, sunny areas, slopes.
Plant: Erect short-lived perennial 1 to 3 feet tall, single or branched, somewhat hairy stems.
Leaves: Mostly basal, deeply pinnately-lobed, hairy, 1 to 2-1/2 inches overall; stem leaves smaller and fewer lobes.
Inflorescence: Tubular, trumpet-shaped flowers up to 1-3/4 inches long; pink, lavender or white often with pink to lavender flecks; borne on one side of the stem.
References: Descr. adapted from SEINet and Jepson Flora Project.
Colorado Status
Native


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