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Ipomopsis effusa
BAJA CALIFORNIA IPOMOPSIS

Higher Taxonomy
Family: PolemoniaceaeView DescriptionDichotomous Key

Common Name: PHLOX FAMILY
Habit: Annual, perennial herb, shrub, vine. Leaf: simple or compound, cauline (or most basal), alternate or opposite; stipules 0. Inflorescence: cymes, heads, clusters, or flower 1; bracts in involucres or not. Flower: sepals generally 5, fused at base, translucent membrane generally connecting lobes, torn by fruit; corolla generally 5-lobed, radial or bilateral, salverform to bell-shaped, throat often well defined; stamens generally 5, epipetalous, attached at >= 1 level, filaments of >= 1 length, pollen white, yellow, blue, or red; ovary superior, chambers generally 3, style 1, stigmas generally 3. Fruit: capsule. Seed: 1--many, when wetted swelling or not, gelatinous or not.
Genera In Family: 26 genera, 314 species: America, northern Europe, northern Asia; some cultivated (Cantua, Cobaea (cup-and-saucer vine), Collomia, Gilia, Ipomopsis, Linanthus, Phlox). Note: Leptodactylon moved to Linanthus.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson, family description, key to genera
Scientific Editor: Robert Patterson, Thomas J. Rosatti, Bruce G. Baldwin.
Genus: IpomopsisView DescriptionDichotomous Key

Common Name: SCARLET GILIA
Habit: Annual, perennial herb, [+- subshrub]. Stem: generally branched at base. Leaf: alternate, simple, smaller upward, entire to pinnate- or palmate-lobed; lobes generally small-pointed at tip. Inflorescence: clusters, lateral or open to head-like, terminal. Flower: calyx generally bell-shaped, tube, sinuses membranous, glabrous to hairy, lobes generally small-pointed at tip; corolla generally salverform, radial or bilateral, white to red or lavender. Seed: slender, angled, +- winged, white to light brown.
Species In Genus: 30 species: western North America, southeastern United States, southern South America. Etymology: (Greek: like Ipomoea) Note: Perennial herb cross-, annual generally self-pollinated. Ipomopsis depressa moved to Loeseliastrum.
eFlora Treatment Author: Dieter H. Wilken

Ipomopsis effusa (A. Gray) Moran
EXTIRPATED WAIF
Habit: Annual. Stem: < 3 dm, sparse- to moderate-puberulent. Leaf: basal < 3 cm, oblong to ovate, pinnate-2--10-lobed; cauline entire to 1-pinnate-lobed, lobes linear. Inflorescence: open, terminal; flowers 1--8. Flower: corolla +- bilateral, 8--12 mm, deep pink to white mottled pink, tube < 3 mm, throat 1--2 mm, lobes 4--7 mm, oblong, notched; stamens, style exserted. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Sandy soils, desert wash; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: se PR (collected once, Pinto Wash, sw Imperial Co.); Distribution Outside California: native to Baja California (where in montane forest). Flowering Time: Apr
eFlora Treatment Author: Dieter H. Wilken
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Citation for this treatment: Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Ipomopsis effusa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=29137, accessed on February 09, 2016.

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 09, 2016.


Ipomopsis effusa
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© 2014 Aaron Schusteff
Ipomopsis effusa
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© 2014 Aaron Schusteff
Ipomopsis effusa
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© 2014 Aaron Schusteff

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Geographic subdivisions for Ipomopsis effusa:
se PR (collected once, Pinto Wash, sw Imperial Co.);
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