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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Leptosiphon||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Leptosiphon acicularis (Greene) Jeps.
Habit: Annual, hairy. Stem: 3--15 cm. Leaf: lobes 3--11 mm, needle-like. Inflorescence: head. Flower: calyx 5--10 mm, lobes needle-like, densely glandular-hairy, membrane much narrower than lobes; corolla salverform, tube 7--20 mm, thread-like, yellow or +- pink, lobes 3(5) mm, oblanceolate to obovate, bright yellow; stamens exserted (or +- at mouth); stigmas 2--5 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Grassy areas, woodland, chaparral; Elevation: < 700 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, NCoR, SnFrB. Flowering Time: Apr--May Note: Needle-like leaves, small bright yellow corollas differentiate this from yellow-flowered southern California populations of Leptosiphon parviflorus.
Synonyms: Linanthus acicularis Greene
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson & Robyn Battaglia
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Leptosiphon
Next taxon: Leptosiphon ambiguus
Citation for this treatment: Robert Patterson & Robyn Battaglia 2016. Leptosiphon acicularis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=80894, accessed on July 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 28, 2016.