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|Family: Bignoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Chilopsis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Chilopsis linearis (Cav.) Sweet subsp. arcuata (Fosberg) Henrickson
Habit: Shrub, 1.5--7 m, willow-like; deciduous. Leaf: simple, generally alternate (often some opposite to whorled on same pl); blade 10--26 cm, linear, curved. Inflorescence: panicle or raceme, terminal. Flower: calyx 8--14 mm, inflated, 2-lipped, generally soft-hairy, +- purple; corolla 2--5 cm, fragrant, white or light pink to lavender with yellow and purple markings in throat, lobes spreading, margins jagged, wavy; stamens included, anther sacs 2; staminode included, glabrous. Fruit: < 35 cm, linear, not flat. Seed: 6--12 mm, oblong; both ends long-hairy. Chromosomes: 2n=40.
Ecology: Common. Sandy washes; Elevation: < 2100 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, e TR, e PR, D; Distribution Outside California: to Utah, New Mexico, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: May--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Lúcia G. Lohmann
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Citation for this treatment: Lúcia G. Lohmann 2016. Chilopsis linearis subsp. arcuata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=49857, 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.