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Slender Janusia
Scientific Name: Janusia gracilis Gray
Family: Malpighiaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 8-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Origin: Sonoran, Chihuahuan Deserts: Arizona to western Texas and south into Mexico, at 1000 to 5000 feet elevation (300-1500 m)

Growth Habits: Vine to 10 feet long (3 m), climbing on any reachable vegetation; opposite, simple, smooth-edged, linear leaves, up to 1.2 inches long (3 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water when established

Propagation: Seeds

Blooming Habits:
The Slender Janusia bears yellow flowers, up to 0.5 inch wide (12 mm), with 5 shovel-shaped petals, in April to October.

Fruiting Habits:
reddish 2- or occasionally 3-winged seed pods

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