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|Family: Nyctaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Boerhavia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Boerhavia wrightii A. Gray
Habit: Annual. Stem: branched from base, erect, < 7 dm, glandular-hairy. Leaf: blade lanceolate to oblong-ovate, acute. Inflorescence: spike-like raceme; bracts wide, +- red, +- persistent, +- = fruit. Flower: 1--2 mm, 2--3 mm in fruit; perianth pale pink to white. Fruit: 2--2.5 mm, nearly as wide, wrinkled between generally 4 wide ribs.
Ecology: Dry, sandy places; Elevation: < 1400 m. Bioregional Distribution: D; Distribution Outside California: to Nevada, Texas, Mexico. Flowering Time: Aug--Dec
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Boerhavia triquetra var. intermedia
Next taxon: Mirabilis
Citation for this treatment: Andy Murdock 2016. Boerhavia wrightii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=15835, accessed on May 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 27, 2016.