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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nemophila||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nemophila breviflora A. Gray
Stem: prickles minute, reflexed. Leaf: lower alternate, blade 7--30 mm, 15--40 mm wide, lobes 3--6, acute, generally entire. Inflorescence: pedicels < 5 mm, < 15 mm in fruit. Flower: calyx lobes 3--5 mm, stiff-ciliate, appendages 1--2 mm in fruit; corolla 2 mm, 1--4 mm wide, bell-shaped, white or +- purple, tube > filaments; anthers << 1 mm; style < 1 mm, tip lobed. Seed: generally 1, +- red, smooth but regularly deep-pitted in rows. Chromosomes: n=9.
Ecology: Streambanks, meadows, thickets; Elevation: 1500--2200 m. Bioregional Distribution: MP; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Montana, Colorado. Flowering Time: May--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson & Richard R. Halse
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Nemophila
Next taxon: Nemophila heterophylla
Citation for this treatment: Robert Patterson & Richard R. Halse 2016. Nemophila breviflora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34538, accessed on September 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 28, 2016.