Pholistoma auritum subsp. auritum

A scrambling plant with retrorse hairs, recognizable in part by the reflexed lobes between the sepals. The flowers are larger than those of subsp. arizonicum. Found in northwestern Arizona and much of California.

A flowering plant on the Jesusita Trail in the Santa Ynez Mountains, California, 11 Apr 2009.

Flowers on the Jesusita Trail, 11 Apr 2009.

Side view of flowers, showing reflexed lobes between the sepals, 11 Apr 2009.

A cauline leaf on the Jesusita Trail, 11 Apr 2009.

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