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Key to Camissoniopsis

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1. Perennial herb or subshrub; ± coastal ..... C. cheiranthifolia

2. Perennial herb; hairs rarely dense and silvery; style 6–9 mm; petals 6–11 mm; stigma surrounded by anthers ..... subsp. cheiranthifolia

2' Subshrub; hairs generally dense and silvery; style 13–23 mm; petals (10)12–20 mm; stigma exceeding anthers ..... subsp. suffruticosa

1' Annual or short-lived perennial herb; inland or coastal

3. Stigma exceeding anthers ..... C. bistorta

3' Stigma generally surrounded by anthers

4. Fruit stout, 2.8–3.5 mm wide at base, deeply grooved ..... C. guadalupensis subsp. clementina

4' Fruit not especially stout, 0.7–2.2 mm wide at base, not deeply grooved

5. > 25% of pollen grains 4–5-angled (visible with light microscopy)

6. Inflorescence hairs nonglandular; 25–60% of pollen grains 4–5-angled — Outer South Coast Ranges (Monterey Co.) ..... C. luciae

6' Inflorescence hairs both glandular and other types nonglandular; 70–100% of pollen grains 4–5-angled

7. Fruit 1.3–1.6 mm wide, ± cylindric, drying ± 4-angled; Outer South Coast Ranges (Monterey, San Luis Obispo cos.) ..... C. hardhamiae

7' Fruit 1.5–2 mm wide, 4-angled; Channel Islands, Peninsular Ranges ..... C. robusta

5' < 5% of pollen grains 4–5-angled (visible with light microscopy)

8. Fruit conspicuously 4-angled, 1.8–2.2 mm wide — South Coast, w Peninsular Ranges ..... C. lewisii

8' Fruit cylindric or weakly 4-angled when fresh, 0.7–1.8 mm wide

9. Petioles of distal leaves < 25 mm; fruit < 5-coiled ..... C. ignota

9' Petioles of distal leaves 0 or < 2 mm; fruit straight to 3-coiled

10. Plant strigose, ± gray — s San Joaquin Valley, n slope San Bernardino Mountains, Desert ..... C. pallida

11. Petals 6.5–13 mm; hypanthium 3.8–4.2 mm; style 6.5–10.5 mm ..... subsp. hallii

11' Petals 2–6.5 mm; hypanthium 1–3 mm; style 2.1–6.5 mm ..... subsp. pallida

10' Plant not strigose, ± gray or not

12. Fruit 0.7–0.9 mm wide; distal leaves narrowly ovate to ovate; stem ascending ..... C. hirtella

12' Fruit 0.8–1.8 mm wide; distal leaves narrowly lanceolate to narrowly ovate; stem ± erect or decumbent

13. Distal leaves generally narrowly lanceolate; inflorescence hairs generally nonglandular ..... C. micrantha

13' Distal leaves lanceolate to narrowly ovate; inflorescence generally with glandular hairs

14. Plant ± gray with spreading hairs; hypanthium 2–3.8 mm; sepals 3.2–8 mm ..... C. confusa

14' Plant with spreading hairs, but not conspicuously ± gray; hypanthium 1.2–2 mm; sepals 1–2.5 mm ..... C. intermedia


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