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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Hydrophyllum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Hydrophyllum tenuipes A. Heller
Habit: Plant 20--80 cm; rhizome long. Stem: with reflexed bristles. Leaf: petiole 8--30 cm; blade 7--15 cm, wide-ovate to round; leaflets generally 3--5(9), lobed or not, coarse-serrate to cut, proximal pair(s) generally smaller, distinct, terminal merged or not (or appearing 3-lobed). Inflorescence: well above ground, >= subtending leaves; peduncle 2--15 cm, in fruit erect; pedicels 4--12 mm, in fruit to 15 mm, spreading or recurved. Flower: calyx lobes 4--7 mm; corolla 5--7 mm, lobes 3--4 mm, cream, +- green [purple or blue]; anthers 1--2 mm; style 9--14 mm. Seed: 1(-3), 2.5--3.5 mm, yellow- or red-brown.
Ecology: Moist, shaded, wooded slopes, streambanks; Elevation: < 1750 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, KR, NCoRO; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
Synonyms: Hydrophyllum viridulum G.N. Jones, Hydrophyllum tenuipes var. viride Jeps.
eFlora Treatment Author: Genevieve K. Walden, Robert Patterson & Richard R. Halse
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Hydrophyllum occidentale
Next taxon: Lappula
Citation for this treatment: Genevieve K. Walden, Robert Patterson & Richard R. Halse 2017. Hydrophyllum tenuipes, Revision 2, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=28635, accessed on February 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 25, 2017.