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|Family: Apocynaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Funastrum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Funastrum crispum (Benth.) Schltr.
Habit: Plant gray-green, generally +- white-puberulent. Leaf: petiole 4--8 mm, blade 20--90 mm, narrow- to wide-lanceolate, base hastate, cordate, or truncate, margins generally wavy. Flower: corolla 8--12 mm, +- green-purple, especially abaxially, ring of tissue at base free from filament column appendages, lobes +- spreading to +- erect. Fruit: generally 1, 8.5--12.5 cm.
Ecology: Uncommon. Open, dry, stony or rocky ground; Elevation: +- 1200 m. Bioregional Distribution: PR (Pinyon Flat, Santa Rosa Mtns); Distribution Outside California: to southern Colorado, Texas, central Mexico. Flowering Time: May--Aug
Unabridged Synonyms: Sarcostemma crispum Benth.
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Funastrum
Next taxon: Funastrum cynanchoides var. hartwegii
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti 2017. Funastrum crispum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26202, accessed on February 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 19, 2017.