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|Family: Apodanthaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pilostyles||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pilostyles thurberi A. Gray
Habit: Leaves, sepals brown to maroon. Leaf: overlapping, 4--7, 1--1.5 mm, round or ovate. Flower: < 2 mm; sepals +- like leaves, +- yellow to cream or not adaxially and/or on margins; column +- dark green, disk < 1 mm diam, yellow; anthers in ring of +- 3 rows.
Ecology: Open desert scrub; Elevation: < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: s DSon (Riverside, San Diego, Imperial cos.); Distribution Outside California: to Nevada, Texas, Mexico. Flowering Time: Jan Note: Parasitic on Psorothamnus, especially Psorothamnus emoryi.
eFlora Treatment Author: George Yatskievych
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Pilostyles
Next taxon: Aquifoliaceae
Citation for this treatment: George Yatskievych 2017. Pilostyles thurberi, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38231, accessed on February 21, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 21, 2017.