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Specimen numbers are hyperlinked to records in the Consortium of California Herbaria data view where possible. Taxa are hyperlinked to entries in the Jepson Interchange via the "[Online Interchange]" link.
Shrub, strong-smelling, evergreen, generally stellate-hairy, glandular. Leaf: odd-2–3-pinnately compound; stipules entire; 1° leaflets 8–17 per side. Inflorescence: terminal, panicle or raceme, 3–10 cm, flowers (1)2–7(10); pedicel bractlets 1–2. Flower: hypanthium densely glandular and hairy, bractlets 0; sepals 5, deltate; petals 5, spreading, ± round, white; stamens 35–65; pistil 1(2), ovary superior, free, ovule 1, style base hairy. Fruit: achene, obovoid, leathery, dark brown-black.
2 species: California, Baja California. (Greek: low bramble) [Armstrong 1980 Madroño 27:111]
1. Leaf generally elliptic, generally 2-pinnately compound, gland-tip generally sessile or sunken; 300–1230 m, s Peninsular Ranges ..... C. australis
1' Leaf generally obovate, generally 3-pinnately compound, gland-tip generally stalked; 600–2350 m, Cascade Range, Sierra Nevada ..... C. foliolosa
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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