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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nama||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nama stenocarpa A. Gray
Habit: Plant short-soft-silky-hairy and short-glandular-hairy; some hairs stiff, swollen at base. Stem: prostrate to ascending, 8--40 cm, branches many. Leaf: petiole 0(3) mm; 5--30 mm, oblanceolate, oblong, or spoon-shaped, base generally +- clasping stem, margins wavy, generally +- rolled under. Inflorescence: pedicels <= 5 mm. Flower: calyx lobes 3--6 mm, to 9 mm in fruit, oblanceolate to spoon-shaped, generally bristly, fused to ovary in lower 1/3--1/2; corolla 4--6 mm, +- funnel-shaped, white to cream, limb 3--5 mm diam, lobes 1--2 mm, 2--3 mm wide; stamens 2--4 mm, attached 0.5--1.5 mm above corolla base, filament generally toothed at attachment point; ovary partly inferior, style 1, 1--2 mm, lobes 2. Fruit: 3--9 mm. Seed: +- 0.5 mm, irregularly angled, tan to brown, honeycombed. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Intermittently wet areas; Elevation: < 810 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnJV, SCo, s ChI, w PR, se DSon; Distribution Outside California: to Texas, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Sarah Taylor
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Nama rothrockii
Next taxon: Nemophila
Citation for this treatment: Sarah Taylor 2016. Nama stenocarpa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34387, accessed on May 31, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 31, 2016.