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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Antirrhinum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Antirrhinum nuttallianum Benth. ex A. DC.
Habit: Annual, rarely biennial, glandular-hairy. Stem: erect but weak, often clinging to other plants or debris. Leaf: petiole < 25 mm; blade < 60 mm, ovate, acute, mucronate. Inflorescence: flower 1 in axils, opening and cleistogamous; pedicels generally 2--18(25) mm, proximal-most generally subtended by twining branchlets, flower branchlets, or both. Flower: calyx lobes +- equal; cleistogamous flowers minute, white; corolla of opening flowers 7--12 mm, lavender to blue-purple with 1--2 blue-veined white blotches on lower lip base and gold hairs in mouth (hair color unique in California plants). Fruit: oblique-ovoid; chambers unequal, dehiscent by 3 pores at tip, 1 in upper chamber, 2 in lower. Seed: < 1 mm, ovoid, brown. Chromosomes: n=16.
Note: Subspecies hybridize near coast.
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax & David M. Thompson
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Antirrhinum multiflorum
Next taxon: Antirrhinum nuttallianum subsp. nuttallianum
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax & David M. Thompson 2017. Antirrhinum nuttallianum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=13576, accessed on January 16, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 16, 2017.