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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Eriastrum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Eriastrum wilcoxii (A. Nelson) H. Mason
Habit: Annual, erect, generally robust, woolly-hairy to occasionally subglabrous. Stem: 3--30 cm. Leaf: 15--30 mm, thread-like, entire or 1--7-lobed near base, densely woolly. Flower: corolla 9--14 mm, generally funnel-shaped, tube 5--8 mm, yellow or white, throat +- 2 mm, yellow or white, lobes 4--5 mm, blue; stamens attached in upper tube or lower throat, 1.5--4.5 mm, unequal, exserted. Seed: generally 3 per chamber. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Desert flats, slopes; Elevation: generally < 2900 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH, GB, n DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to Idaho, Wyoming. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug Note: Plants in SCoRO with corollas light blue with a dark spot at lobe bases probably an undescribed taxon; study needed.
eFlora Treatment Author: Sarah De Groot, David Gowen & Robert Patterson
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Eriastrum virgatum
Next taxon: Gilia
Citation for this treatment: Sarah De Groot, David Gowen & Robert Patterson 2016. Eriastrum wilcoxii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=24600, accessed on August 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 27, 2016.