Pholistoma


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Noun1.Pholistoma - straggling herbs of southwestern United States
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
fiesta flower, Nemophila aurita, Pholistoma auritum - straggling California annual herb with deep purple or violet flowers; sometimes placed in genus Nemophila
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In coast live oak woodlands of California, Parker and Muller (1982) used reciprocal transplant experiments to document higher shade tolerance in Bromus diandrus and Pholistoma auritum, two species apparently facilitated by oak canopies, than in Avena fatua, a species generally excluded from subcanopy habitat.