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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Draperia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Draperia systyla (A. Gray) Torr. ex A. Gray.
Habit: Perennial herb; caudex woody; hairs soft, long. Stem: decumbent to erect, occasionally rooting, 1--4 dm, slender. Leaf: cauline, opposite; lower petioled, upper sessile; blade 1--7 cm, ovate, entire. Inflorescence: pedicels 1--2 mm. Flower: calyx lobes 4--6 mm, 6--9 mm in fruit, linear, hairy; corolla 7--14 mm, funnel-shaped, white to pink or lavender, hairy outside; stamens included, unequal, unequally attached; ovary chambers appearing 2, style 1, 3--4 mm, included, lobes 2. Fruit: capsule, 2--3 mm wide, spheric, long-hairy. Seed: 1--4, ovoid, angled, dark brown, honeycombed. Chromosomes: n=9.
Ecology: Woodland, talus, rock crevices; Elevation: 200--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaRH, SN. Flowering Time: May--Oct
Synonyms: Nama systyla A. Gray; Draperia systyla var. minor Brand
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson & Richard R. Halse
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Previous taxon: Draperia
Next taxon: Echium
Citation for this treatment: Robert Patterson & Richard R. Halse 2016. Draperia systyla, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=23466, accessed on July 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 30, 2016.