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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Linanthus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Linanthus bellus (A. Gray) Greene
Habit: Annual. Stem: openly branched at base, long, thread-like, generally glabrous. Leaf: lobes 2--4 mm, linear. Inflorescence: flower 1, sessile. Flower: calyx lobes 3--4 mm, with purple marks at base, membrane +- = but not connecting lobes; corolla widely funnel-shaped, tube 2 mm, purple, throat yellow, lobes 5--10 mm, widely lanceolate, pink with 2 purple marks at base; stamens attached in throat base. Fruit: < calyx, obovoid. Seed: 6--18, not gelatinous when wet. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Desert chaparral areas in sandy soils; Elevation: 1000--1400 m. Bioregional Distribution: se PR (se San Diego Co.); Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson & J. Mark Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Linanthus arenicola
Next taxon: Linanthus bernardinus
Citation for this treatment: Robert Patterson & J. Mark Porter 2017. Linanthus bellus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, Revision 3, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=31042, accessed on April 29, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 29, 2017.