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|Family: Polygonaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Chorizanthe||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Chorizanthe leptotheca Goodman
Habit: Plant generally spreading, 0.5--3(3.5) dm, 0.5--3(5) dm diam, thinly hairy. Leaf: blades 0.5--2(3) cm, 0.3--0.5(0.7) cm wide, generally tomentose abaxially. Inflorescence: bracts 2, awns 0.5--1 mm, straight; involucre 3--4 mm, 3-angled, 6-ribbed, teeth 6, 0.7--1.5 mm, awns 0.5--1 mm, hooked. Flower: 1, 4.5--6 mm, hairy; perianth rose to red, lobes entire; stamens 9, fused to perianth tube base. Fruit: 3--4 mm. Chromosomes: n=19.
Ecology: Sand or gravel; Elevation: (300)600--1600 m. Bioregional Distribution: e PR; Distribution Outside California: northern Baja California. Flowering Time: May--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: James L. Reveal & Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Chorizanthe howellii
Next taxon: Chorizanthe membranacea
Citation for this treatment: James L. Reveal & Thomas J. Rosatti 2017. Chorizanthe leptotheca, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=19341, accessed on February 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 26, 2017.