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Pale Trumpets (Ipomopsis longiflora)

Natural History

Pale Trumpets are members of the Phlox Family. It grows to 2 feet in height and has narrow linear pinnate leaves which grow to 1.5 inches in length near the base of the plant, becoming shorter further up the stem. It grows in sandy deserts and arid grasslands.

Pale Trumpets attract moths at night which feed on the nectar.

Pale Trumpets bloom between March - October and produce slender, pale blue trumpet shaped flowers with ends that flare into 5 petals to 1.5 inches in length.

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