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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, erect, glabrous.
Leaf: basal; blades 1–7 cm, 0.5–2 cm wide; ocreae 0.
Inflorescence: terminal, cyme-like, nodes, lower 1/2 of each internode glandular; peduncles erect to reflexed; involucre 1, 1.5–2 mm, tubular, glandular at tip, teeth 4(5) or generally 7–30(36), awns 2–5 mm, ivory or ± red.
Flower: 3–20, 2–2.5 mm, hairy, sparsely glandular; perianth white or cream to rose, lobes 6, generally entire; stamens 9.
Fruit: brown to maroon, elliptic, 1.7–2 mm, glabrous; embryo curved. [Oxytheca parishii Parry] [Online Interchange]
1. Involucre awns 7–16, 3–4 mm, dark red ..... var. abramsii
1' Involucre awns 4(5) or generally 7–30(36), 2–5 mm, ivory
2. Involucre awns 4(5), 2–3 mm ..... var. goodmaniana
2' Involucre awns 7–30(36), 3–5 mm
3. Involucre awns 7–10; inflorescence bracts awl-shaped, awns 0.5–1.5 mm ..... var. cienegensis
3' Involucre awns (10)13–30(36); inflorescence bracts triangular, awns 0.2–0.5 mm ..... var. parishii
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