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|Family: Campanulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nemacladus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nemacladus rubescens Greene
Habit: Erect, branches many, generally 2--2.5 cm from base, 5--20 cm. Stem: ascending, base silver-gray. Leaf: 5--20 mm, elliptic, blunt, entire, glabrous or coarsely hairy, narrowed abruptly to winged petiole; basal +- yellow or yellow-green in age, not +- purple. Inflorescence: axis weakly zigzag; bracts 1--2(3) mm, lanceolate to ovate, appressed to pedicel base; pedicels 8--15 mm, 0.1--0.2 mm diam, spreading to ascending, straight, tip not curved. Flower: not inverted; hypanthium 0.2--0.3 mm; sepals 0.7--1.5 mm, elliptic to deltate, erect; corolla conspicuously 2-lipped, divided +- to base, cream, 3 adaxial lobes 1.5--2.5 mm, widely oblong-acute, with +- brown chevron at tip, middle adaxial erect, flanking spreading, +- ciliate, 2 abaxial declined, 2--3 mm, narrowly oblong, +- brown-tipped; filaments 1.6--3 mm, declined, straight or tip +- curved, appendage stalk continuous with base of filaments, cells widely tubular, blunt, anthers 0.5--0.7 mm; ovary 1/4--1/2-inferior. Fruit: 2--2.5 mm, base narrowed, tip rounded. Seed: 0.4 mm, widely elliptic, with wavy ridges alternate weakly pitted rows.
Ecology: Dry, sandy or gravelly soils; Elevation: < 1600 m. Bioregional Distribution: PR (e slope), SNE, D; Distribution Outside California: Nevada, Arizona, Baja California. Flowering Time: Apr--May
Synonyms: Nemacladus rubescens var. rubescens; Nemacladus adenophorus Parish
eFlora Treatment Author: Nancy R. Morin
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Nemacladus rigidus
Next taxon: Nemacladus secundiflorus
Citation for this treatment: Nancy R. Morin 2017. Nemacladus rubescens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34512, 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.