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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Plagiobothrys||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Plagiobothrys hystriculus (Piper) I.M. Johnst.
Habit: Annual, strigose. Stem: +- prostrate to erect, 1--4 dm. Leaf: cauline, lower 2--6 cm. Inflorescence: bracts throughout; pedicels 1--2 mm. Flower: calyx 3--6 mm; corolla limb 1--2.5 mm diam, appendages pale yellow. Fruit: nutlet 1--1.5 mm, ovate, granular, dull; abaxial cross-ribs +- 0, prickles many, stout, conic, blunt-tipped, also adaxial; scar near base, narrow-triangular, deep-concave.
Ecology: Wet grassland, vernal pool margins; Elevation: < 50 m. Bioregional Distribution: sw ScV. Flowering Time: Mar--May
Unabridged Note: Many populations found in 2005, 2006 near type locality.
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 hystriculus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38505, 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.