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|Family: Thymelaeaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Dirca||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Dirca occidentalis A. Gray
Stem: 1--3 m, silky-hairy in youth. Leaf: petioles 3--6 mm; blade 2--7 cm, silky-hairy, base, tip rounded. Inflorescence: 1--4 flowered. Flower: short-pedicelled; hypanthium yellow. Fruit: 8--10 mm, yellow-green, glabrous. Chromosomes: 2n=36.
Ecology: Generally north or northeast facing slopes, mixed-evergreen forest to chaparral, generally in fog belt; Elevation: 50--400 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnFrB. Flowering Time: Nov--Mar
eFlora Treatment Author: Lorin I. Nevling, Jr. & Kerry Barringer
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Dirca
Next taxon: Tropaeolaceae
Citation for this treatment: Lorin I. Nevling, Jr. & Kerry Barringer 2017. Dirca occidentalis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=23143, accessed on January 21, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 21, 2017.