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|Family: Polemoniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Leptosiphon||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Leptosiphon bicolor Nutt.
Habit: Annual, hairy. Stem: 2--21 cm. Leaf: lobes 3--13 mm, narrowly obovate to linear. Inflorescence: head, generally 1 flower open at a time in each inflorescence, late morning, closed by early evening. Flower: calyx 6--11 mm, ciliate, nonglandular, membrane obscure; corolla salverform, tube 12--32 mm, thread-like, +- red, throat yellow, lobes generally < 4 mm, obovate, rounded or truncate, pink, white, or pale yellow; stamens exserted; stigmas <= 1(3) mm. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Common. Open, grassy areas, chaparral, woodland; Elevation: generally < 1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR, SNF, SnFrB, SCoR, s ChI, WTR. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun
Synonyms: Linanthus bicolor (Nutt.) Greene
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson & Robyn Battaglia
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Leptosiphon aureus subsp. decorus
Next taxon: Leptosiphon bolanderi
Citation for this treatment: Robert Patterson & Robyn Battaglia 2016. Leptosiphon bicolor, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=81148, accessed on August 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 29, 2016.