[The Acanthus Family in the Mountains and Deserts of the American Southwest]

Beloperone, Chuparosa, Hummingbird-bush

Justicia californica

Synonym: Beloperone californica

Beloperone, Chuparosa, Hummingbird-bush: Justicia californica (Synonym: Beloperone californica) - Beloperone, Chuparosa, Hummingbird-bush: Justicia californica (Synonym: Beloperone californica)

Chuparosa blooming in Plum Canyon and attracting pollinating honeybees, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park........March 23, 2011.

Beloperone, Chuparosa, Hummingbird-bush: Justicia californica (Synonym: Beloperone californica) - Beloperone, Chuparosa, Hummingbird-bush: Justicia californica (Synonym: Beloperone californica)

Beloperone, Chuparosa, Hummingbird-bush: Justicia californica (Synonym: Beloperone californica)

Chuparosa blooming in sandy, gravelly soils along Mine Wash, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park........March 27, 2010.

Beloperone, Chuparosa, Hummingbird-bush: Justicia californica (Synonym: Beloperone californica)

Chuparosa from the west wash of Glorietta Canyon, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park..........March 28, 2010.

Paul Slichter