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|Family: Cucurbitaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Brandegea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Brandegea bigelovii (S. Watson) Cogn.
Habit: Perennial herb, taprooted. Stem: +- glabrous; tendril unbranched. Leaf: generally round to cordate or +- square, generally deeply lobed, adaxially with white glands, terminal lobe generally longest. Inflorescence: staminate flowers few in axils, pistillate 1 per node, at same nodes as staminate. Flower: corolla 1.5--3 mm wide, rotate or shallowly cup-shaped, cream; stigma 1, hemispheric. Fruit: dry, indehiscent, asymmetric, +- prickly; body 5--6 mm, +- = beak. Seed: 1.
Ecology: Canyons, washes, flats, sandy slopes; Elevation: < 900 m. Bioregional Distribution: D; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Arizona, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller & Robert L. Schlising
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Brandegea
Next taxon: Citrullus
Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Robert L. Schlising 2016. Brandegea bigelovii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16061, accessed on July 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 28, 2016.