Emmenanthe penduliflora Benth.
Family: Boraginaceae
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Max Licher  
Wiggins 1964, Felger 2000
Duration: Annual Nativity: Native Lifeform: Forb/Herb General: Simple to much branched plants 10-50 cm tall, heavy-scented, stipitate-glandular puberulence throughout. Leaves: Oblong, 5-20 mm broad, 3-8 cm long, pinnatifid with narrowly deltoid to oblong, entire or dentate lobes, decurrent at base to short winged, clasping petiole. Flowers: Cymes several to many, pedicels filiform, 6-15 mm long or longer in fruit, recurved, villous and stipitate-glandular; sepals ovate-lanceolate, 6-10 mm long, 2-3 mm wide, corolla 8-12 mm long, 5-10 mm wide, orbicular lobes 1-2 mm long, sparsely puberulent along and below midvein of each lobe; yellow. Fruits: Capsule 8-10 mm long, thin-walled, sparsely villous and glandular. Ecology: Found on gravelly or rocky soil on slopes, along streams, usually under bushes below 4,000 ft (1219 m); flowers March-May. Notes: Often found in burned areas; makes whispering sound with persistent dry corollas. Ethnobotany: No known uses. Etymology: Emmenanthe is from the Greek emmeno, to bide and anthose flower, refers to the blossom not falling as it fades, while penduliflora means pendant flower. Synonyms: None Editor: SBuckley, 2010
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. Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition  
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. Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition  
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