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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Plagiobothrys||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Plagiobothrys collinus (Phil.) I.M. Johnst.
Habit: Annual, hairs +- spreading, fine or coarse. Stem: prostrate to erect, generally 0.2--4 dm. Leaf: cauline, lower generally opposite, 1--4 cm, upper alternate. Inflorescence: generally elongate, bracts at least below; pedicel to 1.5 mm. Flower: calyx +- 3 mm; corolla limb 1--8 mm diam, appendages generally inconspicuous, +- white. Fruit: nutlet 1--2 mm, ovate; abaxial ridge, lateral ridges, cross-ribs sharp; scar near middle, at tip of +- 0.5 mm, narrow, angled stalk.
Unabridged Note: Typical var. in Chile. Like many of the chaparral- and scrub-associated Plagiobothrys species, often appears after fires. Plagiobothrys collinus var. californicus, Plagiobothrys collinus var. fulvescens, Plagiobothrys collinus var. gracilis +- 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 collinus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38491, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.