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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Plagiobothrys||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Plagiobothrys jonesii A. Gray
Habit: Annual, sharp-spreading-bristly. Stem: ascending to erect, < 5 dm. Leaf: cauline, alternate, lower 2--10 cm, hairs +- blister-based. Inflorescence: bracts near base; pedicel 0--1 mm. Flower: calyx 4--8 mm; corolla funnel-shaped, limb 1--3 mm diam, appendages minute, white. Fruit: nutlets 3--4, 2--3 mm, triangular-ovate, cobblestone-like, tubercles 0; abaxial ridge, lateral ridges weak, cross-ribs 0; scar near middle, long, narrow, on ridge.
Ecology: Sandy, gravelly, rocky slopes, creosote-bush scrub, pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: < 1800 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNH, SNE, D; Distribution Outside California: to southern Utah, western Arizona, Mexico. Flowering Time: Apr--May
Unabridged Note: Resembles Amsinckia tessellata var. tessellata (corolla yellow).
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 jonesii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38507, accessed on October 20, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 20, 2016.