Calochortus at Salt Point State Park

Nhu Nguyen
Wed, 11 May 2011 14:36:11 PDT
On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 1:54 PM, Boyce Tankersley <>wrote:

> Does anyone have any idea what evolutionary function (if any) the 'hairs'
> on
> the leaves serve?

Boyce, you must mean flowers because the leaves have no hairs. Interpreting
evolutionary function is always a tricky one but I think it has to do with
keeping the pollinators on the plant longer. Others may have better ideas.

Berkeley, CA

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