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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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Shrub, unarmed, gland-dotted.
Leaf: odd-1- pinnate; stipules bristle-like, ephemeral; leaflets with minute stipule-like appendages.
Inflorescence: raceme, spike-like, terminal.
Flower: petal 1 ( banner), ± purple; stamens 10, exserted, filaments fused near base; style puberulent.
± 15 species: North America. (Greek: deformed, from 1 petal) [McMahon & Hufford 2004 Amer J Bot 91:1219–1230]
Unabridged references: [Wilbur 1975 Rhodora 77:337–409]
1. Main leaf axis without prickle-like glands; leaflet midrib generally ending as awn-like gland 0.5–1.5 mm ..... A. fruticosa
1' Main leaf axis with prickle-like glands; leaflet midrib generally ending as sessile, head-like gland <= 0.5 mm ..... A. californica
2. Plant hairy; longest calyx lobe (except gland at tip) 1–2 mm ..... var. californica
2' Plant ± glabrous; longest calyx lobe (except gland at tip) 0.5–1 mm — s NCoR, n SnFrB (Marin Co.) ..... var. napensis
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