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Key to Lithophragma

View taxon page for Lithophragma

(For a list of species in Lithophragma, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Cauline leaves 2,  ..... L. cymbalaria

1' Cauline leaves >= 1, 

2. Hypanthium long-obconic, base acutely  to ovary > 1/2-inferior

3. Basal leaves lobed ± 1/2 or less to base; most proximal cauline  3-lobed; petals white ..... L. affine

3' Basal leaves deeply lobed (> 3/4 to base) to 3-parted; most proximal cauline  3-parted; petals white or pink ..... L. parviflorum

4. Hypanthium ± 2 × longer than wide; flower not fragrant; petals white or pink ..... var. parviflorum

4' Hypanthium 3–4 × longer than wide; flower fragrant; petals pink ..... var. trifoliatum

2' Hypanthium hemispheric to bell-shaped, base , rounded, or obtusely  to ovary superior or < 1/2-inferior

5. Basal leaves 3-parted or deeply 3-lobed (> 1/2 to base); petals white or pink

6. Plant 40–60 cm; petals white; s ChI (San Clemente Island) ..... L. maximum

6' Plant 8–30 cm; petals pink, occasionally white; mainland

7. Petal  deep, 3–5; inflorescence often with  in axils of proximal bractsseed spiny ..... L. glabrum

7' Petal  shallow, generally 5–7; inflorescence without seed smooth ..... L. tenellum

5' Basal leaves ± shallowly lobed (< 1/2 to base); petals white

8. Petals obovate,  3;  bell-shaped, base inflorescence often with  in axils of distal bracts ..... L. heterophyllum

8' Petals ovate-elliptic,  or  > 3;  hemispheric to bell-shaped, base obtusely  to round; inflorescence  generally 0

9. Petals  or ± lobed,  ± equal (sometimes tooth-like);  hemisphericovary < 1/2-inferior;  teeth ± round ..... L. bolanderi

9' Petals ± , ± lobed,  ± unequal (becoming smaller and tooth-like near base);  broadly bell-shaped; ovary superior teeth ± sharp ..... L. campanulatum

 

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