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|Family: Geraniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Erodium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Erodium texanum A. Gray
Habit: Annual, biennial. Stem: prostrate to ascending, 1--5 dm, +- hairy or canescent. Leaf: simple, 1.5--4 cm; blade generally < petiole, ovate to cordate, lobed to deeply lobed, densely puberulent to strigose. Flower: sepals 5--10 mm, tip strigose; petals unequal, 7--15 mm, pink to purple. Fruit: body 5--8 mm, pits inconspicuous or 0, without glands, subtended by 2 glabrous ridges; style column 3--7 cm. Chromosomes: 2n=20.
Ecology: Dry, open sites, scrub; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SnJV, s SCo (rare), PR, D; Distribution Outside California: to Texas, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Feb--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Carlos Aedo & Carmen Navarro
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Erodium moschatum
Next taxon: Geranium
Citation for this treatment: Carlos Aedo & Carmen Navarro 2016. Erodium texanum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=25050, accessed on September 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 26, 2016.