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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pectocarya||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pectocarya pusilla (A. DC.) A. Gray
Stem: ascending to erect, 3--20(38) cm, branched +- near base. Leaf: lower opposite, fused at base; upper alternate. Inflorescence: pedicel in fruit 1--2.3 mm. Flower: calyx lobes in fruit +- equal, > nutlets, appressed-short-hairy, tip with hooked-tipped bristles. Fruit: not paired, radially arranged; nutlets 1.5--3 mm, +- diamond-shaped; margins entire, not membranous-winged. Chromosomes: 2n=24.
Ecology: Dry, semi-barren sites in grassland, chaparral, woodland, roadsides; Elevation: 100--1800 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, SNF, n&c SNH, CW; Distribution Outside California: to Washington; waif in Chile. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun
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 pusilla, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=36532, accessed on December 09, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 09, 2016.