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Buddleja utahensis
PANAMINT BUTTERFLY BUSH


Higher Taxonomy
Family: ScrophulariaceaeView DescriptionDichotomous Key
Common Name: FIGWORT FAMILY
Habit: Annual to tree, generally glandular, some +- aquatic. Stem: round to square in ×-section. Leaf: simple, generally alternate, generally +- entire; stipules generally 0 (present in Limosella). Inflorescence: spike to panicle (head-like), generally bracted, or flowers 1--4 in axils. Flower: generally bisexual; calyx lobes 4--5; corolla bilateral to radial, lobes 4--5; stamens epipetalous, 4--5, 5th a staminode in Scrophularia; pistil 1, ovary superior, chambers generally 2, placentas axile, style 1, stigma lobes generally 2. Fruit: capsule, generally +- ovoid, loculicidal or septicidal, or drupe-like.
Genera In Family: +- 65 genera, 1700 species: +- worldwide; some cultivated as ornamental (Verbascum). Note: Other taxa moved to Plantaginaceae (Antirrhinum, Bacopa, Collinsia, Cymbalaria, Digitalis, Dopatrium, Gambelia, Gratiola, Hebe, Holmgrenanthe, Keckiella, Kickxia, Limnophila, Linaria, Lindernia, Maurandella, Mohavea, Nothochelone, Penstemon, Pseudorontium, Stemodia, Synthyris, Tonella, Veronica), Orobanchaceae (Bellardia, Castilleja, Cordylanthus, Orthocarpus, Parentucellia, Pedicularis, Triphysaria), Phrymaceae (Diplacus, Erythranthe, Mimetanthe, Mimulus).
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax, except as noted
Scientific Editor: Douglas H. Goldman, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Genus: BuddlejaView DescriptionDichotomous Key


Common Name: BUTTERFLY BUSH
Habit: Shrub [tree], deciduous to evergreen. Leaf: opposite [alternate or +- whorled], short-petioled to sessile, linear to oblong or lanceolate. Flower: generally fragrant; calyx +- bell-shaped, lobes generally 4, +- <= tube; corolla bell- to funnel-shaped or salverform, lobes generally 4, < tube, abruptly spreading; stamens generally 4, anthers +- sessile. Fruit: 2-parted; calyx persistent. Seed: many, generally winged.
Species In Genus: +- 100 species: America, Africa, Asia. Etymology: (Rev. Adam Buddle, England, 1660--1715) Note: Treated in Buddlejaceae in TJM (1993).
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax & Elizabeth McClintock
Reference: Norman 1967 Gentes Herb 10:47--114
Buddleja utahensis Coville
NATIVE
Habit: Shrub < 5 dm, densely branched, deciduous; hairs dense, stellate or branched +- throughout; dioecious. Leaf: 1.5--3 cm, linear-oblong, +- thick, margin entire to wavy, rolled under. Inflorescence: paired at distal nodes into single, head-like, spheric, dense clusters +- 10--15 mm wide. Flower: unisexual; calyx 3--4 mm; corolla 4--5 mm, salverform, cream-yellow, +- purple to brown-purple in age, lobes +- 1 mm; stamens included. Fruit: spheric to oblong. Seed: not winged.
Ecology: Uncommon. Slopes, generally on dolomite, limestone, volcanic rocks; Elevation: < 1900 m. Bioregional Distribution: DMoj; Distribution Outside California: to Utah. Flowering Time: May--Oct
Jepson eFlora Author: Margriet Wetherwax & Elizabeth McClintock
Reference: Norman 1967 Gentes Herb 10:47--114
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Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax & Elizabeth McClintock 2012, Buddleja utahensis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, eflora_display.php?tid=16358, accessed on January 28, 2020.

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2020, Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on January 28, 2020.

Buddleja utahensis
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Buddleja utahensis
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Buddleja utahensis
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Buddleja utahensis
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Buddleja utahensis
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