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Collomia tinctoria
STAINING COLLOMIA


Higher Taxonomy
Family: PolemoniaceaeView DescriptionDichotomous Key
Common Name: PHLOX FAMILY
Habit: Annual, perennial herb, shrub, vine. Leaf: simple or compound, cauline (or most basal), alternate or opposite; stipules 0. Inflorescence: cymes, heads, clusters, or flower 1; bracts in involucres or not. Flower: sepals generally 5, fused at base, translucent membrane generally connecting lobes, torn by fruit; corolla generally 5-lobed, radial or bilateral, salverform to bell-shaped, throat often well defined; stamens generally 5, epipetalous, attached at >= 1 level, filaments of >= 1 length, pollen white, yellow, blue, or red; ovary superior, chambers generally 3, style 1, stigmas generally 3. Fruit: capsule. Seed: 1--many, when wetted swelling or not, gelatinous or not.
Genera In Family: 26 genera, 314 species: America, northern Europe, northern Asia; some cultivated (Cantua, Cobaea (cup-and-saucer vine), Collomia, Gilia, Ipomopsis, Linanthus, Phlox). Note: Leptodactylon moved to Linanthus.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson, family description, key to genera, except as noted
Scientific Editor: Robert Patterson, Thomas J. Rosatti.
Genus: CollomiaView DescriptionDichotomous Key


Common Name: TRUMPET FLOWER
Stem: hairy or glandular. Leaf: alternate, simple, entire to generally pinnate-lobed, linear to ovate [fan-shaped]; basal short-petioled; cauline sessile. Inflorescence: heads or clusters, terminal, or flowers 1--3 in axils. Flower: calyx lobes connected by narrow membrane forming a pitcher-like projection at sinus, enlarging, not rupturing in fruit; corolla salverform to funnel-shaped. Fruit: ovate to elliptic, explosively dehiscent, valves reflexed on dehiscence. Seed: 1(2--3) per chamber, oblong, generally gelatinous when wet, brown. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Species In Genus: 15 species: North America, southern South America. Etymology: (Greek: glue, from wet seed surface) Note: Annual species self-pollinated; perennial herb species generally cross-pollinated.
eFlora Treatment Author: Leigh A. Johnson & Dieter H. Wilken
Unabridged Reference: Wilken et al. 1982 Biochem Syst Ecol 10:239--243
Collomia tinctoria Kellogg
NATIVE
Habit: Annual. Stem: 2--8 cm, branches generally several, subequal, spreading to ascending; internodes long-translucent-glandular-hairy. Leaf: lower cauline linear to lanceolate, entire, glandular. Inflorescence: generally axillary clusters; flowers generally 2--3. Flower: calyx 5--7 mm, lobes long-tapered, awned; corolla 8--14 mm, slender, tube maroon to violet, lobes pink; filaments attached at 1 level, some > 1 mm, 1--2 anthers, stigma exserted; pollen blue. Seed: 1 per chamber.
Ecology: Gravelly to rocky, open areas; Elevation: 600--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoRH, CaRH, n&c SNH, SCoRO (San Rafael Mtns), WTR, GB; Distribution Outside California: to Washington, Idaho, Nevada. Flowering Time: Jun--Sep
Jepson eFlora Author: Leigh A. Johnson & Dieter H. Wilken
Unabridged Reference: Wilken et al. 1982 Biochem Syst Ecol 10:239--243
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Citation for this treatment: Leigh A. Johnson & Dieter H. Wilken 2012, Collomia tinctoria, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=20029, accessed on August 23, 2019.

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2019, Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on August 23, 2019.

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KR, NCoRH, CaRH, n&c SNH, SCoRO (San Rafael Mtns), WTR, GB
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