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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Plagiobothrys||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Plagiobothrys chorisianus (Cham.) I.M. Johnst.
Habit: Annual, sparse-short-strigose. Stem: prostrate to erect, 1--4 dm. Leaf: cauline, lower 3--7 cm. Inflorescence: bracts near base; pedicels generally 2--15(30) mm. Flower: calyx +- 4 mm; corolla limb 5--10 mm diam, appendages yellow. Fruit: nutlet 0.8--1.5 mm, ovate, +- dull, brown; abaxial ridge short, near tip, lateral ridges 0, cross-ribs few, irregular to +- 0, interspaces wider than cross-ribs, granular, tubercled or netted; adaxial ridge 60--75% fruit length; scar near base, linear, in groove.
Note: May intergrade with Plagiobothrys undulatus in SnFrB. Varieties intergrade.
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 chorisianus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38489, accessed on May 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 30, 2016.