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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lathrocasis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lathrocasis tenerrima (A. Gray) L.A. Johnson
Habit: Annual, open, stalked-glandular. Stem: 3--35 cm, erect, thread-like, branched. Leaf: alternate, 0.5--4 cm, lanceolate to oblanceolate, entire (1--2 lobed), reduced upward. Inflorescence: loose, flowers 1, bract-opposed; pedicels spreading or recurved in fruit. Flower: calyx 1--2 mm, lobe margins membranous to tip, fused 0.6--0.8 × length; corolla 1.5--3.5 mm, tube, throat white, yellow spotted, included, lobes white to lavender or +- blue; stamens attached at mid corolla; stamens, style +- exserted; pollen white. Fruit: 1--3 mm, +- spheric, valves spreading, detaching. Seed: 1 per chamber, gelatinous when wet. Chromosomes: 2n=36.
Ecology: Sandy, gravelly slopes; Elevation: 1100--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNE; Distribution Outside California: Oregon to Montana, Colorado. Flowering Time: May--Sep
Synonyms: Gilia tenerrima A. Gray
eFlora Treatment Author: Leigh A. Johnson
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Citation for this treatment: Leigh A. Johnson 2017. Lathrocasis tenerrima, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=80403, accessed on January 18, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 18, 2017.