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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
Glabrous to woolly, glandular or not.Key to Eriastrum
Stem: generally erect.
Leaf: cauline, alternate, generally pinnate-lobed or simple; lobes generally linear or lanceolate.
Inflorescence: head-like, bracted, generally densely woolly; bracts leaf-like; flowers sessile.
Flower: calyx lobes unequal, generally woolly; corolla radial or bilateral, funnel-shaped to salverform; stamens equal or not, anthers generally sagittate, pollen white or blue; style included or exserted.
Seed: 1–several per chamber.
16 species: w North America. (Greek: woolly star) [Harrison 1972 Brigham Young Univ Sci Bull, Biol Ser 16:1–26] Apparently much undescribed variation; genus being revised. Key to species by David Gowen, Sarah De Groot.
Perennial from woody caudex.
Stem: erect or spreading, ± glabrous to woolly.
Leaf: 10–50 mm; lobes 0–15, glabrous to woolly.
Flower: corolla 16–37 mm, funnel-shaped, blue, lavender, or white, lobes 5–12 mm; stamens attached in sinus or upper throat, equal, exserted.
2n=14. [Online Interchange]
Leaf: axis 1–4 mm wide, strongly recurved; blade base wider than tip; lobes 2–8, spine-tipped, densely woolly.
Inflorescence: heads several per branch.
Flower: corolla 16 mm, light blue to lavender-blue, throat 2 mm, tube 9 mm, puberulent, lobes generally 5 mm; stamens 4 mm.
Sandy slopes, flats; 600–2800 m. East of Sierra Nevada, w Mojave Desert.
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Next taxon: Eriastrum densifolium subsp. sanctorum
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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