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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Eriastrum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Eriastrum virgatum (Benth.) H. Mason
Habit: Annual. Stem: 3--40 cm. Leaf: 20--50 mm, thread-like, entire or 2-lobed near base, woolly. Flower: corolla generally 15--22 mm, funnel-shaped, tube 8--12 mm, yellow, throat +- 2 mm, yellow, lobes 7--10 mm, bright blue; stamens attached in base of throat, 6--11 mm, generally equal, generally equaling corolla lobe tips. Seed: 1(2) per chamber.
Ecology: Sandy soils; Elevation: < 600 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo, n SCoR (Monterey, San Benito cos.). Flowering Time: May--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Sarah De Groot, David Gowen & Robert Patterson
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Eriastrum tracyi
Next taxon: Eriastrum wilcoxii
Citation for this treatment: Sarah De Groot, David Gowen & Robert Patterson 2017. Eriastrum virgatum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=24599, accessed on February 21, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 21, 2017.