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|Family: Linaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Linum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Linum puberulum (Engelm.) A. Heller
Habit: Annual. Stem: 5--25 cm, puberulent. Leaf: generally alternate, basal leaves occasionally opposite; 5--20 mm, linear, entire to sparsely glandular-toothed; stipule glands present generally throughout. Flower: sepals 4--7 mm, lanceolate, acute-acuminate, generally puberulent, margins glandular-toothed; petals 10--15 mm, obovate, yellow to orange with red band at base; styles fused +- to tip, 3--7 mm. Fruit: <= 5 mm wide, dehiscent, segments 5, distinct, 2-seeded. Seed: 1.5--3 mm, brown. Chromosomes: n=15.
Ecology: Rocky, sandy areas; Elevation: 1000--2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to Wyoming, Nebraska, Texas, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: May--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Joshua R. McDill
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Linum lewisii var. lewisii
Next taxon: Linum usitatissimum
Citation for this treatment: Joshua R. McDill 2017. Linum puberulum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=31164, 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.