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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Linaria||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Linaria maroccana Hook. f.
Habit: Annual. Stem: < 50 cm. Leaf: 20--40 mm, linear. Inflorescence: dense, becoming open in fruit, +- glandular-puberulent. Flower: calyx 3--6 mm, lobes lanceolate, pubescent at base and on midrib; corolla 20--38 mm, red-violet to magenta, throat swelling red, yellow, or white; spur generally +- straight; stigma lobes 2, flat. Fruit: 3--5 mm. Seed: +- 1 mm, pyramid-shaped, ridged, black. Chromosomes: 2n=12.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 830 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO, GV, CW (exc SCoRI), SW (exc ChI, SnJt), w DMoj (Joshua Tree National Park), w DSon (Coachella Valley); Distribution Outside California: native to Mediterranean. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun Note: Garden escape and included in wildflower seed mixes (variably colored).
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Linaria dalmatica subsp. dalmatica
Next taxon: Linaria pinifolia
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Margriet Wetherwax 2016. Linaria maroccana, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=31085, accessed on October 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 28, 2016.