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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Eriodictyon||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Eriodictyon lobbii (A. Gray) Greene
Habit: Perennial herb, generally forming low mats > 1 m diam, rhizomed, short-glandular-hairy and dense-long-woolly-tomentose, some hairs stiff, spreading. Stem: prostrate to ascending, 16--50 cm, many-branched, woody at base occasionally or not. Leaf: 0.5--6 cm, 2--15 mm wide, oblanceolate to obovate, adaxially generally sticky, strongly rolled under, smallest clustered in axils. Inflorescence: pedicels 0--2 mm. Flower: sepals 5--12 mm, linear to narrow-lanceolate; corolla 7--12 mm, wide-funnel- to narrow-bell-shaped, purple to pink, limb 7--9 mm wide, lobes 2--3 mm, 2--4 mm wide; stamens 4--8 mm, attached 2--4 mm above corolla base, filament generally with 1--4 short hairs; style 4--6 mm. Fruit: 2--4 mm, loculicidal and septicidal. Seed: 1--2 mm, generally elliptic-ovoid, generally angled below, black, papillate. Chromosomes: 2n=28.
Ecology: Dry, sandy or rocky alluvial slopes, ridges, open pine forest; Elevation: 900--2350 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaRH, n SNH, nw MP, Wrn (rare); Distribution Outside California: southern Oregon, western Nevada. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug Note: Move from Nama based on molecular data.
Synonyms: Nama lobbii A. Gray
Unabridged Note: Vegetative, flower branches dissimilar: vegetative with dark green, narrow leaves; flower with +- white, wide leaves.
eFlora Treatment Author: Gary L. Hannan
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Eriodictyon crassifolium var. nigrescens
Next taxon: Eriodictyon parryi
Citation for this treatment: Gary L. Hannan 2016. Eriodictyon lobbii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91899, accessed on May 05, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 05, 2016.