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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nama||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nama pusilla A. Gray
Habit: Plant generally dense-short-spreading-hairy, hairs slender, bases generally swollen. Stem: prostrate, 2--6 cm, forked. Leaf: petiole 1--6 mm, winged; blade generally 2--11 mm, lanceolate to generally ovate, base abruptly narrowed. Inflorescence: pedicels <= 4 mm. Flower: calyx lobes 3--6 mm, linear to +- spoon-shaped, white- or gray-canescent at least in basal 1/3--1/2, nonglandular; corolla 3--5 mm, cylindric to +- funnel-shaped, white to pale pink, limb <= 2 mm diam, lobes <= 0.5 mm, 0.5--1 mm wide; stamens 1--3 mm, attached 1--2 mm above corolla base; styles 2, 1--2 mm. Fruit: 2--4 mm. Seed: +- 0.4 mm, irregular, brown-black, surface +- net-like, with depressions. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Sandy to rocky flats; Elevation: 200--1740 m. Bioregional Distribution: n SnBr, W&I, DMoj, n DSon; Distribution Outside California: southern Nevada, western Arizona. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Sarah Taylor
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Nama hispida var. spathulata
Next taxon: Nama rothrockii
Citation for this treatment: Sarah Taylor 2017. Nama pusilla, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=34383, accessed on March 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 28, 2017.