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This image was added by gramoz on Aug 14, 2002 10:10 AM
"This wildflower (forb)is frequently found in open sandy or rocky upland prairies and patures of the southwestern tallgrass region, from eastern Kansas and Missouri southward.
Each flower is 5/8 to 1" long, with a narrow tubular calyx with 5 spiney teeth and a 2-lipped, widely spreading, pinkish lavender corolla. Leaves are up to 3" long and about 3/4" wide, broadest at or below the middle, which taper to pointed tips. Leaves on the upper part of the stem are often in whorls."