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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Plagiobothrys||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Plagiobothrys greenei (A. Gray) 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 pale yellow. Fruit: nutlet 1.5--3 mm, ovate, +- narrowed near tip, granular, +- dull; abaxial cross-ribs 0, prickles many, slender, +- barb-tipped, +- 0 adaxially; scar near base, triangular, deep-concave.
Ecology: Wet sites, grassland, woodland; Elevation: < 900 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR, CaRF, SNF, n SNH, ScV, n SnJV; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Oregon. Flowering Time: Mar--May
Unabridged Note: May intergrade with Plagiobothrys acanthocarpus in south.
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 2017. Plagiobothrys greenei, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38501, accessed on January 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 24, 2017.