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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Hackelia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Hackelia californica (A. Gray) I.M. Johnst.
Stem: 3--10 dm; hairs strigose to +- long, soft. Leaf: basal and lowest cauline 3--17 cm, 0.6--3 cm wide, lanceolate to oblanceolate; mid to upper cauline lanceolate to ovate, often clasping. Inflorescence: open; pedicel 6--15 mm in fruit. Flower: calyx 1.5--3 mm; corolla tube +- = calyx, throat +- closed, limb (5)7--14 mm diam, white, generally +- brown in age, appendages exserted, +- as long as wide, swollen at tip, white; anthers at +- top of tube. Fruit: nutlets 4--4.5 mm, dull, roughened, abaxial prickles 10--25, evenly distributed, +- = marginal. Chromosomes: 2n=24.
Ecology: Meadows, forest openings; Elevation: 940--2490 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRH, CaRH, n SNH, MP; Distribution Outside California: southern Oregon. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
Unabridged Note: With Hackelia mundula, Hackelia nervosa, Hackelia velutina, a closely related group of diploid CA-FP species uniformly characterized by nutlet abaxial prickles +- = marginal.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley & Robert L. Carr
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Hackelia brevicula
Next taxon: Hackelia cusickii
Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley & Robert L. Carr 2016. Hackelia californica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=27517, accessed on May 31, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 31, 2016.