Beloperone californica, Acanthus family (Acanthaceae)|
|Flowers:||Bright red, in clusters at top of stem, tubular (to 2" long) with 3 lobes on lower lip.|
|Leaves:||Soft, hairy, oval shaped gray-green leaves (to 1" long).|
|Height:||Bush may grow to 6'.|
Photographed March 12, in the Superstition Mountain area.|
Typically found in desert washes and rocky areas.