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|Family: Campanulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nemacladus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nemacladus sigmoideus G.T. Robbins
Habit: Erect, 4--12 cm, branches from base or 1.5--2 cm above. Stem: spreading, base purple-brown. Leaf: 1.5--10 mm, ovate to elliptic, entire or irregularly dentate, short-hairy, sessile. Inflorescence: axis strongly zigzag; bracts 0.8--1.5 mm, ovate; pedicels 10--18 mm, < 0.1 mm diam, spreading, S-curved, tip erect. Flower: inverted; hypanthium 0.5 mm; sepals +- 1.5 mm, lance-deltate, erect, spreading in fruit; corolla 2-lipped or all lobes held on abaxial side, divided 1/3 to base, white, generally yellow at lobe tips, hairy, tube bell-shaped, 2 adaxial lobes divergent, elliptic, 1--1.5 mm, 3 abaxial spreading, 1.5 mm; filaments +- 1.5 mm, erect, exserted, tip curved, appendages continuous with base of filaments, cells narrow, attenuate, anthers +- 0.3 mm; ovary +- 1/2 inferior. Fruit: +- 2 mm, base oblique, tip acute. Seed: +- 0.5 mm, widely elliptic, with zigzag ridges alternate clearly pitted rows.
Ecology: Sandy or gravelly soils, Joshua-tree woodland; Elevation: 50--2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SN, Teh, TR, e PR, SNE, DMoj, nw DSon; Distribution Outside California: Nevada, Arizona, Baja California. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun Note: Plant in SNE with corolla to 3 mm.
eFlora Treatment Author: Nancy R. Morin
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Nemacladus secundiflorus var. secundiflorus
Next taxon: Nemacladus tenuis
Citation for this treatment: Nancy R. Morin 2016. Nemacladus sigmoideus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34514, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.