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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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(Greek: fleshy bramble)
1. Lf blade 0.5–1.5 cm, dull to ± gray-green; leaves generally clustered in short shoots on cushion-like pads of longer or older twigs; pistillate flowers and staminate spikes on short branches with 1–3 minute internodes; staminate spikes at maturity generally < 10 mm; fruit 5–11.5 mm, wing 7–16 mm wide ..... S. baileyi
1' Lf blade 1–4 cm, bright to ± yellow-green; leaves generally 1 on elongate shoots of current season; pistillate flowers and staminate spikes on long lateral branches with 3–9 obvious internodes; staminate spikes at maturity generally 10–40 mm; fruit 2.5–5.2 mm, wing 4–10 mm wide ..... S. vermiculatus
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