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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Eriastrum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Eriastrum sapphirinum (Eastw.) H. Mason
Habit: Annual. Stem: 5--40 cm; hairs minute, often glandular. Leaf: 5--55 mm, thread-like, entire or 2-lobed near base, +- glabrous to woolly, often glandular, lobes linear. Flower: calyx often glandular; corolla 10--15(--17.5) mm, funnel-shaped, +- radial to bilateral from unequal sinuses, tube 2--4.5 mm, blue, white, or yellow, throat 2--4.5 mm, yellow and/or white, lobes bright to pale blue to lavender, occasionally with yellow or white blotch or dark purple streaks at base; stamens attached in upper tube or lower throat, to 10 mm, equal, exserted, generally equaling or exceeding corolla lobe tips; anthers yellow to white.
eFlora Treatment Author: Sarah De Groot, David Gowen & Robert Patterson
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Eriastrum rosamondense
Next taxon: Eriastrum sapphirinum subsp. dasyanthum
Citation for this treatment: Sarah De Groot, David Gowen & Robert Patterson 2017. Eriastrum sapphirinum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, Revision 3, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=24596, accessed on March 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 25, 2017.