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|Family: Nyctaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Abronia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Abronia maritima Nutt. ex S. Watson
Habit: Perennial herb, densely glandular-hairy; roots spreading. Stem: prostrate, < 2 m; branches short, erect, forming thick horizontal mat. Leaf: petiole 5--30 mm; blade 5--7 cm, fleshy, broadly elliptic to oblong. Inflorescence: peduncle 3--10 cm; bracts 7--11 mm, lanceolate or narrowly ovate; flowers 10--18. Flower: perianth tube 6--10 mm, +- green to red, limb 7--10 mm wide, wine-red. Fruit: 10--14 mm, glandular-hairy near top, wings 3--5, thick, truncate, widest at base, coarsely net-veined.
Ecology: Coastal dunes; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: s CCo, SCo, ChI; Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Feb--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Abronia latifolia
Next taxon: Abronia nana var. covillei
Citation for this treatment: Andy Murdock 2017. Abronia maritima, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=11554, accessed on March 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 24, 2017.