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Key to families | Table of families and genera
1. Perennial herb to subshrub; leaflets generally 4–18
2. Leaflets 4–8; gland(s) on main leaf axis between leaflet pairs; plant densely hairy ..... S. covesii
2' Leaflets 12–18; gland(s) near base of petiole; plant glabrous ..... [S. marilandica]
1' Shrub to small tree; leaflets generally 4–20
3. Shrubs of dry places; leaflets linear or generally ovate, generally flat, persistent or < 1 cm, ephemeral
4. Stem, leaf ± glabrous; leaflets 4–8, 4–6 mm ..... S. armata
4' Stem, leaf sparsely to densely hairy; leaflets 6–16, 10–25 mm ..... S. artemisioides
3' Shrubs to small trees generally not of dry places; leaflets oblong to elliptic, not ephemeral
5. Stipules 6–17 mm, ovate-cordate, generally persistent; uppermost, unopened flowers covered by bracts; fruit flat, dehiscent ..... S. didymobotrya
5' Stipules 3.5–7 mm, lanceolate, ephemeral; uppermost, unopened flowers not covered by bracts; fruit not flat, indehiscent ..... S. multiglandulosa
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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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