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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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Annual; sparsely minutely strigose, hairs often ± black above.
Stem: decumbent to erect, 4–30 cm, generally slender.
Leaf: 1.5–5 cm; leaflets 5–13, 2–12 mm, narrowly to widely ± obovate, tips generally blunt or notched.
Inflorescence: head-like; flowers 2–10, spreading.
Flower: petals pink-purple, wing tips paler, banner 7.2–12 mm, recurved ± 40°, keel 3.8–8.1 mm.
Fruit: ascending, 15–57 mm, 2–3 mm wide, narrowly linear, ± round in ×-section, tapered to a narrow, sharp beak, finely strigose, papery; chambers ± 2; ovules 8–20.
Seed: pitted. [Online Interchange]
1. Calyx 2.5–3.4 mm, tube 2–2.5 mm; fruit 1.5–3 cm ..... var. jepsonianus
1' Calyx 3.7–5 mm, tube 2.6–3.5 mm; fruit 2.1–5.7 cm ..... var. rattanii
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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