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|Family: Malvaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Abutilon||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Abutilon palmeri A. Gray
Habit: Subshrub, shrub, densely branched, rounded. Stem: erect, 15--20 dm; hairs stellate, sometimes also simple. Leaf: blade (2)4--8 cm, dentate, acuminate, faces densely velvety; lobes 3, obscure. Inflorescence: panicles or flowers 1 in leaf axils. Flower: calyx 9--15 mm, >= fruit; petals (10)20--25 mm, orange. Fruit: 15--16 mm diam; segments generally (7)10, +- 10 mm, 3-seeded, bristly or densely soft-hairy, beaks 1.5--2 mm, +- erect.
Ecology: Uncommon. Dry, generally e-facing mountain slopes, creosote-bush scrub; Elevation: 600--800 m. Bioregional Distribution: DSon, adjacent PR, possibly introduced SCo; Distribution Outside California: Arizona, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--May Note: Occasionally cultivated.
eFlora Treatment Author: Paul A. Fryxell & Steven R. Hill
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Abutilon
Next taxon: Abutilon parvulum
Citation for this treatment: Paul A. Fryxell & Steven R. Hill 2016. Abutilon palmeri, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11599, accessed on July 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 29, 2016.