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Specimen numbers are hyperlinked to records in the Consortium of California Herbaria data view where possible. Taxa are hyperlinked to entries in the Jepson Interchange via the "[Online Interchange]" link.
Shrub to tree, 1–11 m. Stem: twigs yellow-, gray-, or red-brown, glabrous or soft-shaggy-hairy, brittle at base or not. Leaf: stipules leaf-like, glandular; petiole with glands; young leaves glabrous or white- or white-and-rusty-hairy; mature blade 53–170 mm, lanceolate, acuminate to long-acuminate (base convex to rounded), finely serrate. Inflorescence: blooming with leaves, pistillate 18.5–103 mm, on leafy shoots 6–56 mm; flower bract ± tan; pistillate bracts deciduous. Staminate flower: stamens 3–5; nectaries adaxial, abaxial. Pistillate flower: ovary glabrous, stalk 0.8–4 mm, style 0.2–0.8 mm; nectary adaxial. [Online Interchange]
1. Leaf blades not glaucous abaxially, with stomata adaxially, convex at base; staminate abaxial nectary 2–3-lobed; staminate abaxial, adaxial nectaries free or united at base into cup ..... var. caudata
1' Leaf blades rarely not glaucous abaxially, lacking stomata adaxially, convex or rounded at base; staminate abaxial nectary unlobed; staminate abaxial, adaxial nectaries free ..... var. lasiandra
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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