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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pectocarya||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pectocarya setosa A. Gray
Stem: ascending to erect, 2--23 cm, branched above. Leaf: lower opposite, fused at base; upper alternate. Inflorescence: pedicels in fruit reflexed or ascending, +- 0.5 mm. Flower: calyx lobes in fruit +- equal, > nutlets, with appressed, short, and several spreading, long, stiff, straight-tipped bristles. Fruit: nutlets 1.5--4 mm, +- round to obovate; margins +- entire, membranous-winged, wide on 3 nutlets, narrow on 1, +- scattered hook-tipped bristles. Chromosomes: 2n=24.
Ecology: Gravelly clearings in sagebrush scrub, creosote-bush scrub, pinyon/juniper woodland, grassland; Elevation: 150--2300 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SN, CW, SW, se MP (exc Wrn), SNE, D; Distribution Outside California: to eastern Washington, southern Idaho, western Utah, Arizona, northern Baja California. 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 setosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=36534, accessed on May 03, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 03, 2016.