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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Collinsia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Collinsia linearis A. Gray
Habit: Plant 10--40 cm. Leaf: generally > 6 × longer than wide, +- linear, margins rolled under. Inflorescence: open, finely scaly and spreading-glandular-hairy; bracts > 2 mm; pedicels generally 1--3(5) per node, > calyx, ascending. Flower: calyx +- = fruit, lobe tips blunt; corolla generally 8--12(15) mm, >> 2 × calyx, white to blue-purple, throat strongly angled to tube, as wide as long, pouch +- square, prominent, upper lip with projections bulging +- 0.5 mm away from throat opening at base of each lobe; upper filaments hairy at base, basal spur 0--0.5 mm. Seed: 3--4(+), +- plump, generally unwinged. Chromosomes: n=7.
Ecology: Open conifer forest; Elevation: 200--2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, n NCoRO; Distribution Outside California: southern Oregon. Flowering Time: May--Jul Note: Plants on metamorphic rocky slopes in central SNH with 2 seeds/fruit treated as Collinsia linearis in TJM (1993) not yet described.
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael S. Park & Elizabeth Chase Neese
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Collinsia heterophylla var. heterophylla
Next taxon: Collinsia multicolor
Citation for this treatment: Michael S. Park & Elizabeth Chase Neese 2016. Collinsia linearis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19996, accessed on April 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 29, 2016.