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|Family: Valerianaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Plectritis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Plectritis ciliosa (Greene) Jeps.
Inflorescence: bracts +- red. Flower: corolla 1.5--8.5 mm, pink to dark pink, 2-lipped, lower lip with 2 red spots; spur slender, pointed. Fruit: convex side of mature fruit grooved lengthwise down keel, winged, pink to brown when immature; wing hairs in vertical bands especially near body, wing margin >= 2 × as thick as wing body when immature, > 3.5 × as thick as wing body when mature, wing margin rolled inwards. Chromosomes: 2n=32.
Ecology: Common. Open, partly shaded slopes; Elevation: < 2100 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP; Distribution Outside California: to Washington, Arizona, northern Baja California. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun
Synonyms: Plectritis ciliosa subsp. ciliosa; Plectritis ciliosa subsp. insignis (Suksd.) Morey
eFlora Treatment Author: Abigail J. Moore
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Plectritis
Next taxon: Plectritis congesta
Citation for this treatment: Abigail J. Moore 2016. Plectritis ciliosa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=38677, accessed on October 21, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 21, 2016.