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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Eriodictyon||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Eriodictyon californicum (Hook. & Arn.) Torr.
Habit: Shrub. Stem: 1--3 m; twigs glabrous, sticky (sparse-hairy). Leaf: short-petioled; blade <= 15 cm, 4--5 cm wide, lanceolate to oblong, entire to toothed, adaxially sticky, glabrous to sparse-hairy, abaxially hairy between veins in net-like pattern; margin rolled under. Flower: buds appearing dark, not gray-hairy; calyx lobes 1--4 mm, abaxially glabrous to sparse-hairy, adaxially short-stiff-hairy; corolla 8--12(17) mm, funnel-shaped, white to purple, abaxially sparse-hairy; ovary dense-hairy, style 3--8 mm. Seed: 2--20. Chromosomes: n=14.
Ecology: Slopes, fields, roadsides, woodland, chaparral; Elevation: 20--1830 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, SN, GV, CW; Distribution Outside California: southern Oregon. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Gary L. Hannan
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Eriodictyon angustifolium
Next taxon: Eriodictyon capitatum
Citation for this treatment: Gary L. Hannan 2017. Eriodictyon californicum, Revision 4, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=24668, 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.