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12b. Chorizanthe R. Brown ex Bentham subg. Eriogonella (Goodman) Reveal & Hardham, Phytologia. 66: 110. 1989.

Eriogonella Goodman, Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 21: 90. 1934

Plants erect, densely pubescent. Leaf blades linear to narrowly oblanceolate. Stems not disarticulating at each node. Inflorescences: bracts usually 2, opposite, rarely in whorls of 3-5, connate, proximally leaflike, awn-tipped. Involucres urceolate, ventricose basally, 6-toothed, with broad, continuous, membranous margins; teeth connate throughout their length, shallow, spreading, equal. Flowers 1(-2); perianth white to rose, densely pubescent; stamens 9, adnate at base of floral tube; filaments distinct. Achenes brown, 3-gonous, glabrous. Seeds: embryo curved.

Species 1: w United States.


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