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  Collomia linearis Nutt. image
Photographer: Gary Fewless           

Botanical Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black
Family Polemoniaceae
Collomia linearis Nutt.
collomia, narrow-leaved mountain trumpet
Collomia: from Greek kolla, "glue," referring to the sticky secretion around the seeds
linearis: linear
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: erect, annual, 4"-24" tall, hairy forb
Flower: white to lilac, 5-parted, 1/3" long, funnel-shaped, mostly stalkless, tube slender, lobes short; inflorescence terminal, leafy cluster; blooms May-Aug.
Leaf:many, linear, mostly stalkless, alternate, not divided or toothed
Habitat: dry, often disturbed areas

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