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|Family: Simaroubaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Castela||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Castela emoryi (A. Gray) Moran & Felger
Habit: Plant often < 1 m, occasionally to 4+ m, intricately branched; young parts densely puberulent. Leaf: ephemeral, rarely seen. Inflorescence: panicle, much-branched, 2.5--5 cm, stiff. Flower: 6--8 mm diam. Fruit: +- 6 mm, flat-topped; base +- rounded, sometimes persisting several years. Seed: 1.
Ecology: Dry, gravelly washes, slopes, plains; Elevation: +- 650 m. Bioregional Distribution: s DMoj (exc DMtns), DSon; Distribution Outside California: Arizona, northwestern Mexico. Flowering Time: Jun--Jul Note: Common name used for 2 other desert pls.
Unabridged Synonyms: Holacantha emoryi A. Gray
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Castela
Next taxon: Simmondsiaceae
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Elizabeth McClintock 2017. Castela emoryi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=18147, accessed on January 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 23, 2017.