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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cynoglossum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cynoglossum grande Lehm.
Habit: Perennial herb. Stem: generally 1, 3--9 dm, glabrous, +- glaucous. Leaf: abaxially hairy, adaxially +- glabrous; basal petiole 8--15 cm, +- unwinged, blade 8--15 cm, 3--10 cm wide, +- ovate to elliptic, base truncate or cordate, abruptly narrowed to petiole; cauline few, petioled. Inflorescence: above leaves; bracts scale-like or 0; pedicels 10--25 mm. Flower: corolla 8--12 mm, +- salverform, tube generally violet, limb generally 10--15 mm diam, lobes +- blue, appendages white. Fruit: nutlet +- spheric, ascending-spreading, abaxially rounded, margin not raised. Chromosomes: 2n=24.
Ecology: Chaparral, woodland; Elevation: 10--1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, SN, SnFrB, SCoR, PR; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia. Flowering Time: Feb--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley, Robert Patterson, Richard R. Halse & Timothy C. Messick, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Ronald B. Kelley
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Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley, Robert Patterson, Richard R. Halse & Timothy C. Messick, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Ronald B. Kelley 2016. Cynoglossum grande, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=21750, accessed on May 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 24, 2016.