|Eastern Mojave Vegetation||Coll. No. 444, Gilia cana|
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Scanned 11 January 2013.
Coll. No. 444, keyed 11 Jan 2013, characters observed:
Annual from stout tap root, green, photosynthetic;
Leaves alternate, largest 1 cm. wide, oblanceolate, pinnate-divided;
Inflorescence open, not coiled, not unrolling, parts in 5s;
Pedicels 1-3 mm., axillary pedicels > calyx;
Calyx lobes 5, 3 mm., tips pointed but not bristly, lobes fused by thin translucent membrane;
Corolla tube (purple) 6 mm., + throat (yellow, wider near mouth) 3 mm. + lobes (5, equal, truncate acuminate) 5 mm = 14 mm.;
Ovary 1, entire, style clearly attached to top;
Stamens 5, alternate, = corolla lobes, all fertile;
Filaments free, fused to corolla at base of lobes;
Collection made near Winters Pass, Mesquite Mountains, San Bernardino County, CA.
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