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|Family: Nyctaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Abronia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Abronia latifolia Eschsch.
Habit: Perennial herb, fleshy, finely glandular-hairy; root deep, thick. Stem: prostrate, < 2 m; branches short, forming a dense mat. Leaf: petiole 1--6 cm; blade 2--5 cm, broadly ovate to reniform, thick. Inflorescence: peduncle 1--6 cm; bracts 5--9 mm, ovate; flowers 17--34. Flower: perianth tube 9--12 mm, yellow to +- green, limb 8--13 mm wide, yellow. Fruit: 8--15 mm, net-veined, glabrous or +- hairy, tapered to base, tip; wings 0 or 5.
Ecology: Coastal dunes, scrub; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, CCo, n SCo (Santa Barbara Co.); Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia. Flowering Time: May--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Abronia alpina
Next taxon: Abronia maritima
Citation for this treatment: Andy Murdock 2017. Abronia latifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11552, accessed on January 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 20, 2017.