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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Hackelia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Hackelia floribunda (Lehm.) I.M. Johnst.
Habit: Biennial to occasionally short-lived perennial herb. Stem: generally 4--12 dm, 1(few) from slender, simple caudex; hairs at mid-stem generally spreading, +- coarse. Leaf: basal generally < cauline, +- withered at flower; lower cauline generally 5--24 cm, 0.5--3.5 cm wide, oblanceolate to narrow-elliptic. Inflorescence: narrow; pedicel 4--10 mm in fruit. Flower: calyx 1.5--2.3 mm; corolla tube generally = calyx, throat +- closed, limb (3)4--7(8) mm diam, +- blue, appendages wider than long. Fruit: nutlets 2--4 mm, abaxial prickles generally 0(3), < marginal, marginal occasionally fused basally, +- forming a wing. Chromosomes: 2n=+-24.
Ecology: Uncommon. Meadows, streambanks, other vernally wet areas, occasionally open slopes, forests; Elevation: 1370--3050 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH, GB; Distribution Outside California: western North America. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
Unabridged Note: Scattered, localized populations generally eastern of SN crest; much more common in GB, Rocky Mountains.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley & Robert L. Carr
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Hackelia cusickii
Next taxon: Hackelia micrantha
Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley & Robert L. Carr 2017. Hackelia floribunda, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=27528, accessed on January 21, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 21, 2017.