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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Collinsia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Collinsia sparsiflora Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Leaf: generally linear to oblong, entire. Inflorescence: open, glabrous to finely hairy, nonglandular; pedicels 1--2(3) per node, +- equal, generally >> calyx. Flower: calyx generally >> fruit, lobe tips sharp to long-tapered, generally ciliate; corolla generally lavender to purple (white), lowest lobe sparsely long-hairy near tip; upper filaments (sparsely) short-spreading-hairy; basal spur 0. Fruit: spheric; top generally red-blotched, revealed by widely spreading calyx lobes. Seed: 4--12, flat, +- round, generally concave, +- winged.
Note: Large- and small-flowered varieties often co-occur regionally, sometimes locally; flower sizes of varieties do not overlap within a region.
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael S. Park & Elizabeth Chase Neese
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Collinsia rattanii
Next taxon: Collinsia sparsiflora var. collina
Citation for this treatment: Michael S. Park & Elizabeth Chase Neese 2017. Collinsia sparsiflora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=20005, accessed on February 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 23, 2017.