|Jepson Flora Project: Jepson Interchange|
|TREATMENT FROM THE JEPSON MANUAL (1993)||
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Jepson Interchange (more information)
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Annual, ± glabrous
Stem prostrate to ascending
Leaf 28 cm, ± ovate to spoon-shaped, flat
Inflorescence: raceme, elongate; bracts leaf-like; pedicels 620 cm, generally curved in fruit
Flower: sepals 46 mm, glabrous to ± ciliate; petals generally 5, 35 mm, red; stamens 36
Fruit generally > calyx by 3 mm or more
Seeds 1015, 12 mm wide, ± elliptic, at 10X shiny black, at 30X black, glabrous, finely tuberculate
Ecology: Uncommon. Sandy to loamy soil, disturbed places, burns
Elevation: < 1200 m.
Bioregional distribution: North Coast Ranges, c Sierra Nevada Foothills, San Francisco Bay Area, Outer South Coast Ranges, South Coast, Western Transverse Ranges
Distribution outside California: Baja California
Like C. ciliata.
Horticultural information: TRY.
Annual 520 cm, erect, generally diffusely branched
Leaves basal and cauline, alternate; blade 850 mm, < or = petiole, lanceolate to deltate, tip acute to obtuse, base wedge-shaped to cordate
Inflorescences generally many, terminal; flowers 310
Flower: sepals 1.83.5 mm, widely obovate, obtuse to truncate; petals 34.5 mm, equal, pink or white; stamens 5
Fruit 2.33 mm
Seed 1.31.5 mm, generally ± smooth (or minutely netted); appendage protruding
Ecology: Uncommon. Often disturbed or burned coniferous forest or mixed woodland
Elevation: < 1000 m.
Bioregional distribution: Northwestern California, n Sierra Nevada, San Francisco Bay Area
Distribution outside California: to British Columbia
Annual 425 cm, erect, often much-branched
Leaves alternate, 10100 mm, linear
Inflorescences fewmany, terminal; flowers 314
Flower: sepals 37 mm, widely ovate, obtuse to truncate; petals 46.5 mm, ± unequal, white or pale pink; stamens 3
Fruit 34 mm
Seed 1.42.5 mm, generally ± smooth (or minutely netted); appendage 0
Ecology: Moist grassland, scrub, open woodland, fields
Elevation: < 2300 m.
Bioregional distribution: Klamath Ranges, North Coast Ranges, Cascade Range, n&c Sierra Nevada, San Francisco Bay Area, Transverse Ranges, Peninsular Ranges, Modoc Plateau
Distribution outside California: to w Canada, Montana