Plagiobothrys collinus (Philippi) I. M. Johnston
Contr. Gray Herb. 78: 81. 1927

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Pronunciation:
Pla-gi-o-bó-thrys  col-lì-nus
Etymology:
"pertaining to hills"
Synonyms:




Eritrichium collinum Phil., Linnaea 29: 17. 1857 (Basionym)
Eritrichium inconspicum Phil., Anales Univ. Chile 90: 534. 1895
Cryptantha inconspicua (Phil.) Reiche, Fl. Chile 5: 225. 1907
Cryptantha collina (Phil.) Reiche, Fl. Chile 5: 233. 1907
Allocaryastrum collinum (Phil.) Brand, H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 252(97): 100. 1931
Type:

Gay 1623, Aug 1836 CHILE: In Collibus Huanta
      Holotype: MS; Isotype: GH00097242


Isotype:
Gay 1623, Aug 1836 CHILE: In Collibus Huanta (GH00097242)


Key to varieties:

Corolla limb 4–8 mm diam; pubescence fine, appressed, usually somewhat silky ..................................................... var. californicus
Corolla limb 1–3 mm diam; pubescence usually spreading, coarse, setulose
   Leaves narrowly linear, 2-2.5 mm wide
      Pubescence fine, nutlets rounded-rugulose; California and Baja California, Mexico ..................................................... var. gracilis
      Pubescence coarse, nutlets sharply rugose; Chile .................................................................................................. var. collinus
   Leaves oblanceolate, 3-5 mm wide
      Racemes dense, hidden among leaves; San Bernardino Mountains, San Jacinto Mountains ........................................ var. ursinus
      Racemes elongate, projecting from among leaves and evident; southern California and Baja California, Mexico ....... var. fulvescens