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|Family: Aristolochiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Aristolochia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Aristolochia californica Torr.
Habit: Plant soft-hairy. Stem: generally < 5 m, twining. Leaf: deciduous; blade 3--15 cm, ovate-cordate to sagittate. Flower: fragrance musty; sepals 3, tube 2--4 cm, U-shaped, +- green to pale brown, with thick +- yellow to red lining, veins purple. Fruit: winged capsule. Chromosomes: 2n=28.
Ecology: Streamsides, forest, chaparral; Elevation: < 700 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, CaRF, n&c SNF, ScV, n SnJV, CCo, SnFrB, n SCoRO. Flowering Time: Jan--Apr Note: Pollinated by fungus gnats.
Synonyms: Isotrema californicum (Torr.) H. Huber
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael R. Mesler & Karen Lu
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Aristolochia
Next taxon: Asarum
Citation for this treatment: Michael R. Mesler & Karen Lu 2016. Aristolochia californica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=14232, accessed on October 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 27, 2016.