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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, glandular, sticky, odorous.
Stem: erect, much-branched.
Leaf: simple, 1–3- pinnate-lobed; lower cauline opposite, petioled, upper alternate, upward smaller, sessile, clasping; petioles generally narrow-winged, ciliate.
Inflorescence: terminal or axillary; pedicels thread-like, elongate in fruit.
Flower: calyx < 1/2- fused, bell-shaped, glandular, lobes oblong to spoon-shaped, ciliate; corolla bell-shaped, generally >= calyx, with V-shaped transverse fold between each pair of filaments below throat; stamens included, equal, equally attached; ovary chamber 1 (or appearing ± 5 from complex, enlarged placenta), ovules on both sides of placenta, style 1, stigmas 2.
Fruit: capsule, ovoid to spheric, bristly.
2 species: sw US. (Greek: well hidden, from seeds)
Unabridged references: [Constance 1938 Lloydia 1:143–152]
1. Calyx lobes erect, enclosing fruit; seeds of 1 kind; lower leaves 1-pinnate-lobed ..... E. micrantha
1' Calyx lobes spreading, not enclosing fruit; seeds of 2 kinds; lower leaves 2–3-pinnate-lobed ..... E. chrysanthemifolia
2. Corolla = calyx ..... var. bipinnatifida
2' Corolla > calyx ..... var. chrysanthemifolia
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