Pholistoma auritum

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Noun1.Pholistoma auritum - straggling California annual herb with deep purple or violet flowers; sometimes placed in genus Nemophila
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Pholistoma, Pholistoma - straggling herbs of southwestern United States
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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.