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|Family: Orobanchaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cordylanthus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cordylanthus parviflorus (Ferris) Wiggins
Habit: Plant 20--60 cm, gray-green, tinged red, glandular-sticky and long-hairy. Leaf: 5--30 mm, linear, lobes 0--3. Inflorescence: flowers 1 or 2--4 in loose clusters; outer bract generally 1, 5--15 mm, 3--5-lobed, tips obtuse, ciliate, densely glandular; inner bract 10--12 mm. Flower: calyx 10--15 mm, tube 1--1.5 mm, tip slightly notched; corolla 15--20 mm, pink to lavender, pouch 5--7 mm wide, often dark-veined. Seed: 1.5--2 mm, +- ovoid, shallowly netted, dark brown, densely papillate between nets. Chromosomes: 2n=26.
Ecology: Dry sagebrush scrub, pinyon/juniper and Joshua-tree woodland; Elevation: 700--2200 m. Bioregional Distribution: e DMtns (New York, Providence mtns); Distribution Outside California: to southeastern Nevada, southwestern Utah, northwestern Arizona; also south-central Idaho. Flowering Time: Aug--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax & David C. Tank
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Cordylanthus nidularius
Next taxon: Cordylanthus pilosus
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax & David C. Tank 2017. Cordylanthus parviflorus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=20322, accessed on March 30, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 30, 2017.