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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Eriastrum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Eriastrum sparsiflorum (Eastw.) H. Mason
Habit: Annual, minutely glandular-hairy or tufted-woolly-hairy to glabrous. Stem: 10--30(--35) cm. Leaf: (5--)10--30(--35) mm, thread-like, entire or 2-lobed near base, woolly. Flower: corolla 7--10 mm, salverform or narrowly funnel-shaped, tube 3--6 mm, white or yellow, throat 1--1.5 mm, white or yellow, lobes 2--3 mm, <= 1.2 mm wide, white, cream, or pale blue-lavender; stamens attached in upper tube or lower throat, 2--2.5 mm, equal, +- exserted. Seed: generally 2 per chamber.
Ecology: Open areas of granitic sand, desert slopes, pinyon/juniper woodland, yellow-pine forest, sagebrush scrub; Elevation: < 2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH, s MP, SNE (exc W&I); Distribution Outside California: Nevada. Flowering Time: May--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Sarah De Groot, David Gowen & Robert Patterson
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Eriastrum signatum
Next taxon: Eriastrum tracyi
Citation for this treatment: Sarah De Groot, David Gowen & Robert Patterson 2016. Eriastrum sparsiflorum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=24597, accessed on October 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 24, 2016.