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Key to Linanthus

View taxon page for Linanthus

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

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

1. Perennial herbsubshrub  sharp-tipped

2. Leaves , pinnate-3-lobed; corolla  5–6;  generally 4-valved – SnJt ..... L. jaegeri

2' Leaves generally , palmate- or pinnate-3–many-lobed; corolla  5;  generally 3-valved

3. Corolla  9–18 mm, generally pink; 0–1500 m ..... L. californicus

3' Corolla  7–10 mm, white or pink; 1700–4000 m ..... L. pungens

1' Annual  not sharp-tipped

4. Corolla generally open evening (if open daytime then limb > 10 mm wide); calyx membrane wider than corolla lacking red marks near throat

5. Calyx glandular-hairy ..... L. jonesii

5' Calyx hairy or not, not glandular

6. Calyx 4–5 mm, hairy adaxially ..... L. arenicola

6' Calyx 8–14 mm, glabrous adaxially

7. Corolla tube without hairy pads where stamens attached ..... L. bigelovii

7' Corolla tube with hairy pads where stamens attached ..... L. dichotomus

8. Corolla closed daytime, open evening; California except MP ..... subsp. dichotomus

8' Corolla open daytime, evening; n SnFrB, NCoR ..... subsp. meridianus

4' Corolla open daytime, limb generally < 10 mm wide; calyx membrane generally narrower than  (if wider then corolla with red marks near throat)

9. Leaves  (opposite or ± alternate in Linanthus concinnus)

10. Leaf  to thread-like; corolla  yellow ..... L. filiformis

10' Leaf , or narrowly oblanceolate; corolla  white

11. Plant < 3 cm, stem not glandularcalyx membrane ; DMtns (Little San Bernardino Mtns), w DSon ..... L. maculatus

11' Plant > 3 cm, stem glandularcalyx membrane not ; s SNH, GB, DMoj

12. Corolla throat with 2 purple marks below tube and throat  from calyx ..... L. campanulatus

12' Corolla throat lacking purple marks, tube and throat  in calyx ..... L. inyoensis

9' Leaves  (or ±  in Linanthus concinnus)

13. Membrane ± not connecting calyx corolla tube inconspicuous

14. Stem thread-like, openly branched at base; calyx  with purple marks at base ..... L. bellus

14' Stem not thread-like, compactly branched; calyx  without purple marks at base

15. Corolla bell-shaped,  white, base with 2 red marks ..... L. demissus

15' Corolla  blue-purple or white, base with 1–2 purple marks ..... L. parryae

13' Membrane connecting calyx corolla tube conspicuous

16. Leaf  0; corolla  tips fine-toothed ..... L. dianthiflorus

16' Leaf  deep; corolla  tips ± 

17. Calyx membrane much wider than  – SnGb ..... L. concinnus

17' Calyx membrane as wide as 

18. Corolla  with 2 purple marks at base, 1 in each ; PR, D ..... L. orcuttii

18' Corolla  with 1 reddish mark at base, in center of each ; SnBr

19. Corolla tube maroon to purple ..... L. bernardinus

19' Corolla tube yellow ..... L. killipii

 

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