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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Nemophila||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Nemophila spatulata Coville
Leaf: opposite, 5--30 mm, petiole winged, > blade; lower blades oblanceolate to spoon-shaped, base tapered, lobes 3--5, shallow, generally entire; upper blades oblanceolate to wide-tapered, teeth 3--5, shallow, triangular, generally entire. Inflorescence: pedicels 3--8 mm, < 30 mm in fruit. Flower: calyx lobes 2--5 mm, appendages 1--2 mm in fruit; corolla 2--8 mm, 2--10 mm wide, bowl-shaped, white or blue, generally darker-veined, dotted, with purple-spots on lobes or not, tube > filaments; anthers < 2 mm; style < 2 mm, tip lobed. Seed: 5--7, brown, smooth but shallow-pitted. Chromosomes: n=9.
Ecology: Meadows, roadsides, slopes; Elevation: 1100--3200 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRH, s SNF, SNH, Teh, TR, SnJt, Wrn; Distribution Outside California: western Nevada. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert Patterson & Richard R. Halse
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Nemophila pulchella var. pulchella
Next taxon: Pectocarya
Citation for this treatment: Robert Patterson & Richard R. Halse 2017. Nemophila spatulata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34547, accessed on January 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 24, 2017.