Ipomopsis arizonica (Arizona firecracker) is a flowering plant in the family Polemoniaceae, native to the mountains of the Mojave Desert sky islands from southeastern California east through southern Nevada to northern Arizona, growing at 1500-3100 meters in elevation. It is found in rocky places in the desert, as well as washes.
Ipomopsis arizonica is a monocarpic herbaceous perennial plant, dying after flowering and producing seeds. It grows from 10-30 cm tall, with pinnately lobed leaves 3-5 cm long with 7-11 lobes. The flowers are produced 5-13 on a one-sided spike, each flower tubular, 1 to 2 centimeters long, with five corolla lobes each up to a centimeter long; they are bright red, and pollinated by hummingbirds.
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- Mojave Desert Wildflowers, Jon Mark Stewart, 1998, pg. 119
- Jepson Flora Project: Ipomopsis arizonica
- USDA Plants Profile: Ipomopsis arizonica
- Ipomopsis arizonica - Photo gallery
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