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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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Stem: 1–5 dm, glabrous to short-hairy.
Leaf: lower petioled, petiole 5–30 mm; upper ± sessile; blade 2–7 cm, generally 1–4 cm wide, ovate to elliptic or lanceolate, base generally wedge-shaped.
Inflorescence: 2–6.5 cm; bract margins ciliate, ± red.
Flower: calyx 7–11 mm, dark green to ± purple; corolla 12–15 mm in bisexual flowers, 8–11 mm in pistillate, ± blue-violet, occasionally pink or white.
2n=28,32. [Online Interchange]
1. Cauline blade length generally 3 × width; stem erect, occasionally decumbent ..... var. lanceolata
1' Cauline blade length generally 2 × width; stem prostrate, occasionally decumbent to erect ..... var. vulgaris
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