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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nothochelone||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nothochelone nemorosa (Dougl. ex Lindl.) Straw
Habit: Perennial herb from caudex; hairs often pointing downward. Stem: erect, 3--10 dm. Leaf: cauline, opposite, sessile to short-petioled; larger blades 4--14 cm, lanceolate to ovate, base cordate or rounded, tip acute to acuminate, margin coarsely toothed. Inflorescence: panicle, glandular, few-flowered; bracts small. Flower: calyx lobes 5, +- equal, 5--13 mm, narrowly lanceolate to ovate; corolla 26--33 mm, 8--11 mm wide when pressed, rose-purple to dark red, lower side often paler, glandular outside, glabrous inside, upper lip 2.4--5 mm, shallowly 2-lobed, lower lip 5--9 mm; stamens 4, filament hairs longest at base, attached to corolla at 1 level, anthers +- 1 mm, long-woolly-hairy, anther sacs spreading +- flat at dehiscence; staminode coarsely bearded, included; nectary a disk; stigma unlobed. Fruit: 10--15 mm. Seed: 2--3.5 mm, flat, widely winged. Chromosomes: 2n=30.
Ecology: Rocky places in open Douglas-fir, yellow-pine, and mixed-evergreen forests; Elevation: 1200--2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, n CaRH; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
Synonyms: Chelone nemorosa Dougl. ex Lindl.; Penstemon nemorosus (Dougl. ex Lindl.) Trautv.
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax & Noel H. Holmgren
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Nothochelone
Next taxon: Nuttallanthus
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax & Noel H. Holmgren 2016. Nothochelone nemorosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34705, accessed on May 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 24, 2016.