Purple Owl's Clover
Purple Owl's Clover (Castilleja exserta) is a beautiful flowering plant found in various Arizona regions. Purple Owl's Clover is typically found in the southwestern United States, including parts of Arizona. It thrives in arid and semi-arid environments like desert scrublands, grasslands, and open woodlands.
This plant features distinctive purple flowers that are densely packed into a cone-shaped inflorescence. The flowers are tubular and adorned with vibrant purple bracts, giving them a unique and eye-catching appearance. The leaves are typically green and can be either lobed or divided.
Purple Owl's Clover usually blooms in spring and early summer, typically from April to June. During this time, the plant bursts into vibrant colors, adding a splash of purple to the Arizona landscape.
If you are planning to explore the natural beauty of Arizona, keep an eye out for Purple Owl's Clover. Its striking purple flowers and ecological significance make it a fascinating and valuable part of the state's flora.