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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Plagiobothrys||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Plagiobothrys hispidus A. Gray
Habit: Annual, sharp-hairy and sparse-short-tomentose; taproot +- red. Stem: erect, 0.5--2 dm. Leaf: generally cauline, alternate, 1.5--4 cm, hairs blister-based. Inflorescence: short, coiled in fruit, few-flowered, bracts below; pedicel 0. Flower: calyx 2 mm; corolla limb < 1.5 mm diam, appendages minute, white. Fruit: nutlet 1--4, 1--2.4 mm, ovate, not +- flat, dull, granular-roughened, occasionally tubercled; abaxial ridge +- prominent, lateral ridges low, wide, cross-ribs 0; scar generally above middle, +- round.
Ecology: Dry places, generally in sandy, gravelly soil; Elevation: 1200--2800 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaR, SNH, GB; Distribution Outside California: to central Oregon and western Nevada, eastern Washington. Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
Synonyms: Plagiobothrys foliaceus (Greene) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.
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 hispidus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38503, accessed on February 13, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 13, 2016.