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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, delicate; ± sparsely strigose to ± glabrous.
Stem: erect or ascending, 2–30 cm.
Leaf: 2–9 cm; leaflets 7–17, ± spaced, 3–16 mm, lanceolate to obovate, glabrous adaxially, tip notched or pointed.
Inflorescence: dense; flowers 2–12, spreading.
Flower: petals pink-purple, banner 5.2–11.8 mm, recurved 35–40°, keel 3.4–6.4 mm.
Fruit: reflexed, 6–50 mm, 1.7–3.5 mm wide, ± narrowly lanceolate, straight or curved, openly grooved on lower side, glabrous, stiff-papery; base ± stalk-like or not; chambers ± 2.
Seed: smooth. [Online Interchange]
1. Banner 5.2–6 mm; ovules 5–11; generally coastal ..... var. titi
1' Banner 7.8–11.8 mm; ovules 8–16; generally inland
2. Fr 2.7–5 cm, incurved, base ± stalk-like, 3–5 mm ..... var. ferrisiae
2' Fr 1–2.5 cm, ± incurved, base not stalk-like ..... var. tener
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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