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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nemophila||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nemophila pedunculata Douglas ex Benth.
Leaf: opposite; blade >= petiole, 5--35 mm, oblong to ovate, lobes 5--9, deep, generally entire, obtuse or acute. Inflorescence: pedicels 4--12 mm, < 45 mm in fruit. Flower: calyx lobes 1--4 mm, appendages < 3 mm in fruit; corolla 2--5 mm, 2--8 mm wide, bowl- or bell-shaped, white or blue, generally dark-veined or with black, blue, or purple dots, purple-spotted or not at lobe tips, tube = filaments; anthers < 1 mm; style < 2 mm. Seed: 2--8, black, brown, or green, smooth, wrinkled, or pitted. Chromosomes: n=9.
Ecology: Common. Ocean bluffs, grassland, slopes, meadows, sandbars, fields, woodland, streambanks; Elevation: < 2400 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP, MP; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Idaho, Nevada, Baja California. Flowering Time: Feb--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson & Richard R. Halse
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Nemophila parviflora var. quercifolia
Next taxon: Nemophila pulchella
Citation for this treatment: Robert Patterson & Richard R. Halse 2017. Nemophila pedunculata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34544, accessed on January 16, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 16, 2017.