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|Family: Zygophyllaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Fagonia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Fagonia laevis Standl.
Habit: Shrub < 1 m, intricately branched. Leaf: leaflets 3--9 mm, generally < petiole, 1--4 mm wide. Flower: +- 1 cm wide. Fruit: 4--5 mm wide, minutely strigose or hairy, rarely glandular or glabrous; style 1--2 mm, wider at base.
Ecology: Rocky hillsides, sandy washes; Elevation: < 1200 m. Bioregional Distribution: D; Distribution Outside California: to southwestern Utah, northwestern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--May, Nov--Jan Note: Further study needed to determine if Fagonia longipes Standl. [Fagonia californica Benth. subsp. longipes (Standl.) Felger & C.H. Lowe] (minute, glandular hairs on fruits) represents a distinct evolutionary lineage.
Synonyms: Fagonia californica Benth. subsp. laevis (Standl.) Wiggins
eFlora Treatment Author: Duncan M. Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Fagonia
Next taxon: Fagonia pachyacantha
Citation for this treatment: Duncan M. Porter 2016. Fagonia laevis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=25737, accessed on October 21, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 21, 2016.