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Low water use perennials--names quiz

These perennials are often found in the Southwestern states.  Most are hardy to USDA zones 7-8.  Many are wildflowers.  Unlike perennials of eastern states, most of these are evergreen or semievergreen, often with a long bloom period.  Match the common with scientific name.  answers below..
 
1. Desert Marigold a.  Baileya multiradiata
2.  Chocolate Flower b.  Penstemon  eatonii
3. Firecracker Penstemon c. Penstemon pseudospectabilis
4.  Canyon Penstemon d. Berlandieria lyrata
5.  Chaparral Sage e. Salvia clevelandii
6. Globe Mallow f.  Zephyranthes candida
7. Rain Lily g. Salvia greggii
8. Jerusalem Sage h. Zauschneria californica
9. Hummingbird Trumpet i. Phlomis fruticosa
10. Autumn Sage j. Sphaeralcea ambigua

 

Answers:

1. a

2. d

3. b

4. c

5. e

6. j

7. f

8. i

9. h

10. g



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