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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Leptosiphon||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Leptosiphon ambiguus (Rattan) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson
Habit: Annual, glabrous or hairy. Stem: 10--20 mm, thread-like. Leaf: lobes 3--5 mm, narrowly lanceolate. Inflorescence: few-flowered cyme or flower 1; pedicel 5--25 mm, thread-like. Flower: calyx 3--6 mm, generally hairy, membrane generally = calyx; corolla funnel-shaped, tube 3--6 mm, purple, with wide hairy ring inside near throat, throat 3 mm, generally maroon, lobes 4--6 mm, lanceolate, pink, bases yellow, occasionally with white distal to yellow; stamens attached above hairy ring, exserted; stigmas 1--2 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Grassy areas generally on serpentine soil; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnJV, SnFrB, SCoRI. Flowering Time: Apr--May
Synonyms: Linanthus ambiguus (Rattan) Greene
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson & Robyn Battaglia
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Leptosiphon acicularis
Next taxon: Leptosiphon androsaceus
Citation for this treatment: Robert Patterson & Robyn Battaglia 2016. Leptosiphon ambiguus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=80953, accessed on May 04, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 04, 2016.