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|Family: Celastraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Paxistima||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Paxistima myrsinites (Pursh) Raf.
Habit: Plant 3--10 dm. Stem: prostrate to spreading, +- stiff, densely branched. Leaf: petiole +- 1 mm; blade 8--34 mm, ovate to oblanceolate, base tapered, tip rounded to acute. Inflorescence: peduncle 2--3 mm. Flower: petals +- 1 mm, ovate. Fruit: 4--7 mm, obovoid.
Ecology: Shaded places; Elevation: 180--2120 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, n&c SN, n SnFrB (Marin Co.), MP; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: May--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Michael A. Vincent & Barry A. Prigge
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Citation for this treatment: Michael A. Vincent & Barry A. Prigge 2017. Paxistima myrsinites, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=36518, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.