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This text currently parallels The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, Second Edition that is now available at the University of California Press.
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Annual, glandular, sticky, odorous.
Stem: erect, 5–85 cm, branches 0–many.
Leaf: simple, basal, cauline, alternate; lower short-petioled, upper sessile, generally clasping, 1–12 cm, generally < 3 cm wide, toothed to deep- pinnate-lobed.
Inflorescence: terminal; pedicels 5–15 mm, 12–25 mm in fruit, thread-like, ± subspreading to recurved.
Flower: calyx lobes 4–11 mm, 1–4 mm wide, lanceolate, glandular; corolla 6–15 mm, bell-shaped, white, yellow, or pink, glandular-hairy, persistent, in age, withering, papery, enclosing fruit; stamens included, generally equal, attached ± at same level; ovary chambers appearing 2, style included, lobes 2, 1–4 mm.
Fruit: capsule, 7–10 mm, 2–4 mm wide, glandular.
Seed: 6–15, flat, wide- elliptic, brown; surface honeycombed.
n=18. [Online Interchange]
1. Corolla yellow to cream ..... var. penduliflora
1' Corolla white to pink ..... var. rosea
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