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|Genus: Plagiobothrys||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Plagiobothrys austiniae (Greene) I.M. Johnst.
Habit: Annual, strigose. Stem: decumbent to erect, 1--4 dm. Leaf: cauline, lower 1--5 cm. Inflorescence: bracts near base. Flower: calyx 5--8 mm; corolla limb 1--2.5 mm diam, appendages yellow. Fruit: nutlet 2--3 mm, ovate, acuminate, +- granular, shiny; abaxial ridge, lateral ridges prominent, cross-ribs 0 to obscure, prickles (0) or on ridges, few, stout, barb-tipped, +- 0 adaxially; scar near base, +- triangular, deep-concave.
Ecology: Common in north. Vernal pools, wet areas in thin rocky, clay soils; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRF, n&c SNF, e ScV, ne SnJV; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Oregon. Flowering Time: Mar--May
Synonyms: Plagiobothrys austinae, orth. var.
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. Plagiobothrys austiniae, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38486, accessed on July 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 30, 2016.