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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Plagiobothrys||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Plagiobothrys trachycarpus (A. Gray) I.M. Johnst.
Habit: Annual, +- dense-strigose. Stem: prostrate to ascending, 0.5--4 dm. Leaf: cauline, lower 5--10 cm. Inflorescence: bracts +- throughout, spreading. Flower: calyx 4--6 mm; corolla limb 1.5--4 mm diam, appendages yellow. Fruit: nutlet 1--1.7 mm, wide-ovate, +- flat, dull; abaxial ridge, lateral ridges, cross-ribs generally narrow, tubercled or sharp-papillate, occasionally bristled, interspaces wide, irregular, granular-papillate; adaxial ridge > 75% fruit length; scar near base, < 25% fruit length, ovate to triangular, concave.
Ecology: Shallow vernal pools, wet places in grassland, scrub, chaparral, woodland; Elevation: < 1390 m. Bioregional Distribution: s ScV, SnJV, SnFrB, SCoRO, SCo, WTR, PR. Flowering Time: Mar--May
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 trachycarpus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38537, accessed on October 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 25, 2016.