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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Antirrhinum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Antirrhinum kingii S. Watson
Habit: Annual, generally glabrous proximal to inflorescence. Stem: erect but weak, often clinging to other plants or debris, 3--45 cm. Leaf: sessile, 2--35 mm, linear to elliptic. Inflorescence: +- sparsely glandular-puberulent; flowers 1 in axils, opening and cleistogamous; distal pedicels generally 1--4 mm, proximal-most generally to 12 mm, subtended by twining branchlets. Flower: calyx +- glandular-puberulent, lobes unequal, upper 4--5.5 mm; cleistogamous flowers minute, white; corolla of opening flowers 5--7 mm, white, veins violet. Fruit: 3--4.5 mm, oblique-ovoid to spheric, chambers unequal, dehiscent by 1 or 2 pores at tip. Seed: < 1 mm, ovoid, +- black, netted, ridged, or tubercled. Chromosomes: n=15.
Ecology: Uncommon. Washes, scree; Elevation: 500--2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: e slope SNH (Kern Co.), SNE, DMtns (esp ne San Bernardino Co.); Distribution Outside California: to southeastern Oregon, western Utah, northwestern Arizona. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
Synonyms: Sairocarpus kingii (S. Watson) D.A. Sutton
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax & David M. Thompson
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Antirrhinum kelloggii
Next taxon: Antirrhinum leptaleum
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax & David M. Thompson 2016. Antirrhinum kingii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13574, accessed on May 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 29, 2016.