We need an ID on this plant. Anyone? These are everywhere in the hi-desert. Might be a Chitalpa (Chitalpa x tashkentensis) — a drought-tolerant hybrid of the Mojave native desert willow tree (Chilopsis) and the Catalpa tree…


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One Response to Chitalpa?

  1. Jason says:

    It certainly looks like a desert willow (Chilopsis linearis) to me, especially one that has been watered.

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