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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Linanthus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Linanthus demissus (A. Gray) Greene
Habit: Annual. Stem: decumbent, 2--10 cm, hairy or glandular. Leaf: lobes 6--10 mm, hairy or glabrous. Inflorescence: flowers generally sessile. Flower: calyx 3--4 mm, tube obscure, membrane +- = but not connecting lobes; corolla bell-shaped, tube 1--2 mm, white or yellow-green, throat 4--6 mm, white or light yellow, lobes 2--3 mm, white, base with 2 red marks; stamens included to +- exserted. Fruit: < calyx, obovoid. Seed: 18--32, not gelatinous when wet. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Limestone soils, desert pavement, sandy areas; Elevation: < 1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNE, DMoj, DSon (ne corner); Distribution Outside California: to Utah, Arizona. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson & J. Mark Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Linanthus concinnus
Next taxon: Linanthus dianthiflorus
Citation for this treatment: Robert Patterson & J. Mark Porter 2017. Linanthus demissus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=31050, accessed on January 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 20, 2017.