Flowers are solitary in narrow leafy bracts. San Juan Loop Trail, Cleveland National Forest, Riverside Co., CA. 5/26/15. © Peter J. Bryant.

Twining Snapdragon
(Kellogg's or Climbing Snapdragon)

Antirrhinum kelloggii

A vine-like annual, 1-3.5 ft. high, found scattered on dry slopes in chaparral especially after a fire. 

Native to the coastal hills and mountain ranges of California and Baja California

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Two-lipped corolla, 4 stamens, 2 long, 2 short. San Juan Loop Trail, Cleveland National Forest, Riverside Co., CA. 5/26/15. © Peter J. Bryant.

Flower stems are very long and strongly coiling to entwine nearby bushes for support. San Juan Loop Trail, Cleveland National Forest, Riverside Co., CA. 5/26/15. © Peter J. Bryant.

Flower stems are very long and strongly coiling to entwine nearby bushes for support. San Juan Loop Trail, Cleveland National Forest, Riverside Co., CA. 5/26/15. © Peter J. Bryant.

San Juan Loop Trail, Cleveland National Forest, Riverside Co., CA. 5/26/15. © Peter J. Bryant.

3-29-08. © Joan Avise

Upper leaves long and narrow, widely spaced; lower leaves ovate, crowded. 3-29-08. © Joan Avise

Five-cleft calyx. 3-29-08. © Joan Avise

Upper Colby Tr., off Glendora Mtn. Rd., San Gab. Mts., 6-1-14. © Ron Vanderhoff.

3-29-08. © Joan Avise