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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nama||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nama depressa A. Gray
Habit: Plant puberulent, hairs appressed to ascending. Stem: prostrate, 2--10 cm, forked, generally leafless in lower 1/2. Leaf: sessile, 2--16 mm, oblanceolate to spoon-shaped. Inflorescence: flowers pedicelled. Flower: calyx lobes 3--5 mm, linear to +- spoon-shaped, generally pale green, nonglandular; corolla 3--6 mm, funnel-shaped or salverform, pink or white, limb 2--4 mm diam, lobes 0.6--1.2 mm, 0.8--1.2 mm wide; stamens 2--3 mm, attached 1--2 mm above corolla base; styles 2, 1--2 mm. Fruit: 2--4 mm. Seed: 0.4--0.7 mm, oblong to ovoid, brown, +- cross-ridged, generally with depressions. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Dry, sandy or gravelly flats, slopes; Elevation: 360--1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNH, Teh, n SnBr, SNE, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Nevada. Flowering Time: Apr--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Sarah Taylor
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Nama densa var. parviflora
Next taxon: Nama dichotoma var. dichotoma
Citation for this treatment: Sarah Taylor 2017. Nama depressa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34373, accessed on January 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 20, 2017.