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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Leptosiphon||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Leptosiphon latisectus (E.G. Buxton) J.M. Porter & L.A. Johnson
Habit: Annual, hairy. Stem: 3--20 cm. Leaf: lobes 3--10 mm, narrowly obovate to linear, tip of middle lobe rounded. Inflorescence: head; flowers staying open at night. Flower: calyx 5--9 mm, lobes narrowly acute, < 1 mm wide at mid lobe, densely hairy, glandular, membrane obscure, corolla salverform, tube, 15--27 mm, red to purple, lobes 5--7 mm, < 5 mm wide, abruptly soft-pointed or generally truncate, red-pink to white; stamens exserted; stigmas 2--6 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Open or partially shaded grassy slopes; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun Note: Corolla rarely closing after blooming. Similar to Leptosiphon rosaceus, Leptosiphon androsaceus.
Synonyms: Linanthus latisectus E.G.Buxton
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson & Robyn Battaglia
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Leptosiphon jepsonii
Next taxon: Leptosiphon lemmonii
Citation for this treatment: Robert Patterson & Robyn Battaglia 2017. Leptosiphon latisectus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=80956, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.