Friday, April 15, 2016

Calystegia longipes (Piute Morning Glory)

7/6/02 Onion Valley Road, Inyo National Forest, Eastern Sierra, Inyo County, CA


COMMON NAME: Piute Morning Glory

SPECIES: Calystegia longipes

FAMILY: Convolvulaceae (Morning Glory Family)


LOCATION: Onion Valley Road, Inyo National Forest, Independence Region, Eastern Sierra, Inyo County, CA


Treatment from The Jepson Manual (1993):

Subshrub from woody caudex, ± hemispheric, glabrous

Stem stiffly erect or intertwining, 3–10 dm

Leaf < 6 cm, linear to narrowly triangular; lobes linear; sinus rounded; upper leaves less lobed

Inflorescence: peduncle generally 1-flowered, < 20 cm, >> subtending leaf; bractlets 3–17 mm, 0.2–3 mm wide, linear, often with basal lobes, generally alternate, attached 4–50 mm below calyx

Flower: sepals 8–11 mm; corolla 28–36 mm, white or cream to pale pink or lavender

Ecology: Dry, rocky places, desert scrub

Elevation: 600–1300 m.  

Bioregional distribution: s California Floristic Province, Desert 

Distribution outside California: Nevada, Arizona

Flowering time: May–Jul

Synonyms: Convolvulus l. S. Watson, C. linearilobus Eastw

Intergrades with  C. macrostegia subsp. tenuifolia in San Diego Co.,  C. peirsonii in Los Angeles Co.,  C. malacophylla subsp. pedicellata in San Luis Obispo Co

Horticultural information: DRY: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 &SUN: 15, 16, 17, 24.

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