Chylismia claviformis subsp. aurantiaca (Munz) W.L. Wagner & Hoch (redirected from: Camissonia claviformis subsp. aurantiaca)
Family: Onagraceae
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Chylismia claviformis subsp. aurantiaca image
Patrick Alexander  
Jepson Online
Duration: Annual Nativity: Native Lifeform: Forb/Herb General: Habit: Annual. Stem: 3--70 cm. Plant strigose (glandular-hairy distally). Leaves: Leaf: generally basal, generally 1-pinnate; terminal leaflet < 30 mm, narrowly ovate; lateral leaflets well developed, like terminal. Flowers: Inflorescence: nodding. Flower: generally opening near dusk; hypanthium 3-5 mm; sepals 2--8 mm, sepal tips not free in bud (inconspicuously so); petals 2.5--8 mm, white generally fading purple, bases rarely purple-dotted; stamens +- equal. Fruits: Fruit: ascending or spreading, 8--38 mm, wider to tip, straight or curved; pedicel 4--40 mm. Seed: 0.6--1.5 mm. Ecology: Sandy flats, washes, creosote-bush scrub; Elevation: -70--900 m. feb-may Distribution: southern California: southern Nevada, western Arizona, northern Baja California. Notes: Cross-pollinated; the most complex, widespread sp. in genus; 11 subspecies, 8 in California. Synonyms: Camissonia claviformis subsp. aurantiaca, Camissonia claviformis var. aurantiaca, Chylismia aurantiaca, Oenothera claviformis var. aurantiaca, Oenothera scapoidea var. aurantiaca Editor: pasted from Jepson