Difference between revisions of "Plagiobothrys figuratus"
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General: from fibrous roots, simple branched -tall.
Flowers: Inflorescence of
Leaves: linear, , the lower 2-4 pairs opposite, the others alternate.
Flowers: Inflorescence of , , , ; flowers , a tube 5-10 wideat top the ; .
: Nutlets 4, , 1.2-1.7 mmlong,
Revision as of 08:28, 8 May 2012
common names Fragrant Popcorn Flower
Abbreviation code: PLFI
- Kingdom: Plantae
- (unranked): Angiosperms
- (unranked): Eudicots
- (unranked): Asterids
- Order: (unplaced)
- Family: Boraginaceae
- Genus: Plagiobothrys
- Species: P. figuratus
General: Appressed-hairy annual from fibrous roots, the simple to moderately branched stem 1-4 dm. tall. Leaves: Leaves all cauline, linear, sometimes elongate, the lower 2-4 pairs opposite, the others alternate. Flowers: Inflorescence of naked spikes, tending to be paired, becoming elongate; calyx 3-4 mm. long, with yellowish, loose hairs; flowers fragrant, white with a yellow eye; corolla tube narrow, the 5 lobes abruptly spreading, the limb 5-10 wide; hairy appendages opposite the corolla lobes at the top of the tube; nutlets attached to the style in a small area near the base. Fruit: Nutlets 4, ovate, 1.2-1.7 mm. long, keeled, rough
Moist to mesic coastal bluffs in the lowland zone; rare on SE Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, known recently only from Whaling Station Bay (Hornby Island); S to OR.