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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Hosackia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Hosackia stipularis Benth.
Habit: Generally spreading soft-hairy, glandular or not. Stem: generally erect, 1.5--5(10) dm. Leaf: stipules often wide, leaflet-like, persistent, in age reduced, scarious or not; leaflets 9--15, 5--20 mm, oblong to ovate. Inflorescence: 4--9-flowered; peduncle bract well below umbel, (1)3(7)-parted, small. Flower: calyx 5--6.5 mm, lobes < tube; corolla 10--12 mm, pink to red-purple, claw exserted from calyx tube. Fruit: 2--2.5 cm, 3--4 mm wide, widely oblong, +- hairy to +- glabrous. Seed: many.
Note: Varieties geographically distinct.
Synonyms: Lotus stipularis (Benth.) Greene
eFlora Treatment Author: Luc Brouillet
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Hosackia rosea
Next taxon: Hosackia stipularis var. ottleyi
Citation for this treatment: Luc Brouillet 2016. Hosackia stipularis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=28464, accessed on October 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 24, 2016.