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|Family: Zygophyllaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Kallstroemia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Kallstroemia grandiflora A. Gray
Stem: decumbent to ascending, < 1 m; both densely silky and sharply bristly. Leaf: stipules 4--10 mm; leaflets 8--16. Flower: peduncle >> subtending leaf; sepals persistent, >> fruit body, spreading, margins strongly inrolled; petals 15--30 mm, yellow to orange, darker at base. Fruit: 2--3 mm wide, ovoid; style 3 × fruit body.
Ecology: Uncommon. Sandy roadsides; Elevation: 300--900 m. Bioregional Distribution: DSon (near Desert Center, Riverside Co.; Jacumba, San Diego Co.); expected but evidently not yet found elsewhere; Distribution Outside California: native Arizona to Texas, western Mexico. Flowering Time: Sep--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Duncan M. Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Kallstroemia californica
Next taxon: Kallstroemia parviflora
Citation for this treatment: Duncan M. Porter 2016. Kallstroemia grandiflora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=29859, accessed on July 31, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 31, 2016.