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This text currently parallels The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, Second Edition that is now available at the University of California Press.
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Shrub to small tree, evergreen; sap colorless.
Leaf: simple, entire or minutely toothed.
Inflorescence: terminal, 1-flowered.
Flower: receptacle funnel-shaped around ovary base; sepals 2, shed at flower; petals 4(6), free, 2–3 cm, obovate or wedge-shaped, yellow, satiny, shed after flower; stamens many, free; placentas 2, style 0, stigma lobes 2, flat.
Fruit: linear, dehiscent from base.
Seed: many, 2–3 mm, obovate, smooth, brown or black; fleshy appendage present.
2 species: CA, Baja CA. (Greek: tree poppy)
1. Lf 1.5–3 × longer than wide, entire, tip generally ± rounded-mucronate; ChI ..... D. harfordii
1' Lf 3–8 × longer than wide, minutely toothed, tip acute-mucronate; not ChI ..... D. rigida
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