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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nemophila||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nemophila heterophylla Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Leaf: lower opposite, 1--4 cm, blade = petiole, oblong to ovate, lobes 5--7, deep, generally round, stalked, generally well separated, entire to 1--3-toothed; upper alternate, +- sessile, blade lanceolate to ovate, lobes 0 or 3--5, entire. Inflorescence: pedicels < 10 mm, < 60 mm in fruit. Flower: calyx lobes 2--4 mm, appendages < 1 mm in fruit; corolla 3--10 mm, 4--12 mm wide, bowl-shaped, white or +- blue, tube = filaments; anthers < 1 mm; style 2--4 mm. Seed: 2--5, yellow-brown, smooth or roughened. Chromosomes: n=9.
Ecology: Forest, chaparral, roadsides, slopes, streambanks, talus; Elevation: 30--1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, SN, GV, CW; Distribution Outside California: Oregon. Flowering Time: Feb--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson & Richard R. Halse
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Nemophila breviflora
Next taxon: Nemophila maculata
Citation for this treatment: Robert Patterson & Richard R. Halse 2016. Nemophila heterophylla, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34539, accessed on July 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 29, 2016.