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|Family: Plantaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gratiola||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gratiola neglecta Torr.
Stem: erect, simple to branched, < 30 cm. Leaf: 5--50 mm, narrowly elliptic to obovate, base sessile to subclasping and generally wedge-shaped, tip acute to obtuse, margin subentire to dentate toward tip. Inflorescence: pedicels 10--30 mm, slender, spreading to ascending; bractlets 2, sepal-like, >= calyx. Flower: sepals free, equal, 4--6 mm, lanceolate, acuminate; corolla 7--12 mm, tube +- yellow or +- white, limb white. Fruit: 4--6 mm, ovoid, valve tips acute. Seed: 0.5--0.6 mm, 0.2--0.3 mm wide. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Wet, muddy places, vernal pools, sandbars, lake margins; Elevation: < 2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: c NCo (Mendocino Co.), w KR (Humboldt Co.), CaRH, n&c SNH, MP; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, southeastern Canada, South Carolina, central Alabama, southeastern Texas, north-central Arizona; naturalized in western Europe. Flowering Time: Jun--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Dwayne Estes
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gratiola heterosepala
Next taxon: Hippuris
Citation for this treatment: Dwayne Estes 2017. Gratiola neglecta, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=27298, accessed on March 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 24, 2017.