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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lappula||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lappula squarrosa (Retz.) Dumort.
Stem: 1.5--8 dm. Leaf: 2--5 cm, linear to oblong. Inflorescence: pedicel 1--3 mm. Flower: calyx 2.5--3 mm in fruit, lobes wide-linear, spreading in fruit; corolla 2--3 mm diam, blue. Fruit: nutlets 3--4 mm, marginal prickles in 2(3) rows, bases not or +- widened, not fused. Chromosomes: 2n=48.
Ecology: Moist, disturbed areas; Elevation: < 200 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo (Santa Monica), ScV (Lodi), expected MP; Distribution Outside California: to eastern Washington, southern Idaho, northern Utah, naturalized in northern North America, Canada; native to Eurasia. Flowering Time: May--Jul Note: Last collected 1941.
Synonyms: Lappula echinata Gilib.; Lappula fremontii (Torr.) Greene
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley, Robert Patterson, Richard R. Halse & Timothy C. Messick, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Ronald B. Kelley
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Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley, Robert Patterson, Richard R. Halse & Timothy C. Messick, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Ronald B. Kelley 2016. Lappula squarrosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=30244, accessed on December 09, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 09, 2016.