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Annual, perennial herb, shrub, vine.
Leaf: simple or compound, cauline (or most basal), alternate or opposite; stipules 0.
Inflorescence: cymes, heads, clusters, or flower 1; bracts in involucres or not.
Flower: sepals generally 5, fused at base, translucent membrane generally connecting lobes, torn by fruit; corolla generally 5-lobed, radial or bilateral, salverform to bell-shaped, throat often well defined; stamens generally 5, epipetalous, attached at >= 1 level, filaments of >= 1 length, pollen white, yellow, blue, or red; ovary superior, chambers generally 3, style 1, stigmas generally 3.
Seed: 1–many, when wetted swelling or not, gelatinous or not.
26 genera, 314 species: Am, n Eur, n Asia; some cultivated (Cantua, Cobaea (cup-and-saucer vine), Collomia, Gilia, Ipomopsis, Linanthus, Phlox). [Porter & Johnson 2000 Aliso 19:55–91] Leptodactylon moved to Linanthus. —Scientific Editors: Robert Patterson, Thomas J. Rosatti.
Key to Polemoniaceae
Annual, perennial herb.Key to Linanthus
Stem: generally erect, generally branched from base.
Leaf: cauline, alternate or opposite, entire or lobes 3–9, pinnate or palmate, linear to narrow- lanceolate or spoon-shaped.
Inflorescence: open or dense clusters or cyme or flower 1; bracts leaf-like; flowers sessile or not.
Flower: corolla funnel-shaped, salverform, or bell-shaped; stamens attached at 1 level, included or exserted, pollen yellow.
Fruit: capsule, valves 3(4).
Seed: generally many, when wet gelatinous to not.
24 species: w North America. (Greek: flax flower) [Porter & Johnson 2000 Aliso 19:55–91] Other taxa in TJM (1993) moved to Leptosiphon.
Stem: 5–10 cm, sparsely puberulent.
Leaf: lobes 5–12 mm, linear, hairy.
Inflorescence: cluster or flower 1; flower sessile.
Flower: calyx 6–10 mm, membrane as wide as lobes; corolla funnel-shaped, tube 5–15 mm, stout, white grading to purple (on any given tube), throat 3–5 mm, white or yellow, lobes 5–8 mm, generally pink, with 2 purple marks at base, 1 at each sinus; stamens included or at mouth.
Fruit: < calyx, obovoid.
Seed: 15–30, not gelatinous when wet.
Chaparral, pine forest, desert scrub; 1100–2150 m. San Bernardino Mountains, Peninsular Ranges, Desert;
Previous taxon: Linanthus maculatus
Next taxon: Linanthus parryae
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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