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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Leptosiphon||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Leptosiphon aureus (Nutt.) Benth. ex E. Vilm.
Habit: Annual. Stem: thread-like, glabrous or hairy, glandular or not. Leaf: lobes 3--6 mm, linear. Inflorescence: flower 1; peduncle 5--15 mm, thread-like. Flower: calyx 4--6 mm, membrane wider than lobes; corolla funnel-shaped, tube 3--5 mm, with hairy ring inside and out, lobes 5--7 mm, oblanceolate; filaments glabrous, attached above hairy ring, in throat; stigmas 3--4 mm, exserted.
Note: New name possibly needed because Leptosiphon aureus might have been used earlier for different taxon. Following subspecies overlap in geography but do not occur together.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson & Robyn Battaglia
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Leptosiphon androsaceus
Next taxon: Leptosiphon aureus subsp. aureus
Citation for this treatment: Robert Patterson & Robyn Battaglia 2016. Leptosiphon aureus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=80383, accessed on May 02, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 02, 2016.