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Key to Triphysaria

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1. Plant generally <= 20 cm, decumbent-branched from base; corolla 4–7 mm, beak hooked, pouches ± 1 mm deep ..... T. pusilla

1' Plant generally >= 10 cm, ± ascending-branched; corolla 8–25 mm, beak not hooked, pouches generally 1.5–4 mm deep

2. Stamens exserted; pouch ± 2 mm deep ..... T. floribunda

2' Stamens ± included; pouch depth generally > 2 mm deep (except Triphysaria micrantha)

3. Plant green- or yellow-brown, generally glabrous; corolla yellow or white, beak ± yellow ..... T. versicolor

4. Corolla yellow; coastal to inland ..... subsp. faucibarbata

4' Corolla white fading rose-pink; coastal ..... subsp. versicolor

3' Plant ± purple, generally puberulent at least distally; corolla sulphur-yellow or white to rose, beak dark purple

5. Corolla 8–15 mm, ± = bract, pouches 1–2 mm deep ..... T. micrantha

5' Corolla 10–25 mm, > bract, pouches 3–4 mm deep ..... T. eriantha

6. Corolla yellow ..... subsp. eriantha

6' Corolla white, fading rose-pink ..... subsp. rosea

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