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|Family: Orobanchaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Orthocarpus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Orthocarpus imbricatus S. Watson
Habit: Plant 10--35 cm, +- puberulent. Stem: simple or branched distally. Leaf: 20--50 mm, entire, +- lanceolate. Inflorescence: 2--8 cm; bracts differing abruptly from distal leaves, 10--15 mm, strongly net-veined, with 2 small, lateral lobes from near base, central lobe widely oblong, 5--10 mm wide, +- rose on distal 1/3. Flower: calyx 5--7 mm, hairy, divided 3/4 abaxially and adaxially, 1/4 on sides; corolla 10--15 mm, nearly hidden by bract, +- rose, beak +- 4 mm, +- 0.5 mm > lower lip, with conspicuous, cylindric, hooked tip, cylindric, lower lip moderately pouched, +- yellow, teeth 0.5 mm, triangular, densely puberulent; stigma well included. Fruit: +- 5 mm. Seed: 3--5, dark brown. Chromosomes: 2n=28.
Ecology: Mtn meadows, grassy or rocky slopes; Elevation: 1600--2400 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoRO, CaR; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Orthocarpus cuspidatus subsp. cuspidatus
Next taxon: Orthocarpus luteus
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax, T.I. Chuang & Lawrence R. Heckard 2016. Orthocarpus imbricatus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=35517, accessed on July 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 24, 2016.