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|Family: Asphodelaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Kniphofia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Kniphofia uvaria (L.) Oken
Stem: 0.5--1.3 m. Leaf: 60--100 cm, long-pointed. Inflorescence: 15--25 cm; bracts lanceolate, acute, membranous. Flower: perianth 25--50 mm, red, lower (on pl) yellow in age, lobes rounded; stamens exserted; style exserted. Chromosomes: 2n=12.
Ecology: Marsh, creek margins, chaparral, canyons, disturbed places, often sandy; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, CCo, expected elsewhere; Distribution Outside California: southern Africa. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
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Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2017. Kniphofia uvaria, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=29921, accessed on April 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 23, 2017.