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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pectocarya||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pectocarya heterocarpa (I.M. Johnst.) I.M. Johnst.
Stem: prostrate to ascending, 2--25 cm. Inflorescence: pedicel in fruit 1.3--2.8 mm, partly fused to 1 nutlet. Flower: basal cleistogamous flowers present; lower 3 calyx lobes in fruit unequal, < others. Fruit: nutlets 1.2--3 mm, oblanceolate to oblong; cauline paired, curved in 2 planes, 1 pair incurved, the other pair recurved, margins +- entire, narrow- to wide-membranous, to dentate. Chromosomes: 2n=24.
Ecology: Washes, roadsides, openings in creosote-bush scrub, Joshua-tree woodland; Elevation: < 1600 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNF, Teh, SW, W&I, D; Distribution Outside California: to southwestern Utah, western Texas, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Feb--May Note: Basal nutlets 2--4 per flower, not paired, reflexed, 1 unmargined, others narrow-entire- to +- -dentate-margined.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley, Robert Patterson, Richard R. Halse & Timothy C. Messick, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Ronald B. Kelley
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Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley, Robert Patterson, Richard R. Halse & Timothy C. Messick, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Ronald B. Kelley 2016. Pectocarya heterocarpa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=36528, accessed on February 13, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 13, 2016.