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|Family: Caprifoliaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Symphoricarpos||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Symphoricarpos longiflorus A. Gray
Habit: Plant 9--12 dm, stiff, glabrous or puberulent, often dotted with minute glands. Stem: branches often spiny; young bark red or brown, old +- white, shredding. Leaf: blade 0.5--2 cm, entire, +- thick, lanceolate or not, +- blue, veins abaxially not prominent. Inflorescence: flowers 1 in axils or not. Flower: fragrant; calyx limb +- erect, unevenly, often shallowly lobed, sinuses often round; corolla 8--15 mm, +- salverform, pink or cream, tube slender, often red or purple outside, glabrous inside, lobes 1/5--1/4 corolla, spreading; nectary 1, long, slender; style generally hairy above middle. Fruit: +- 7 mm, narrowly elliptic, dry. Seed: +- 5 mm.
Ecology: Among rocks; Elevation: 1350--1600 m. Bioregional Distribution: GB, DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to Colorado, Texas. Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Charles D. Bell & Lauramay T. Dempster
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Symphoricarpos albus var. laevigatus
Next taxon: Symphoricarpos mollis
Citation for this treatment: Charles D. Bell & Lauramay T. Dempster 2016. Symphoricarpos longiflorus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=45922, accessed on July 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 25, 2016.