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|Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Sanicula||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Sanicula hoffmannii (Munz) R.H. Shan & Constance
Habit: Plant 30--90 cm, stout, taprooted. Leaf: generally compound, palmate, +- blue-green; blade 4.5--13.5 cm, triangular, leaflets or deepest lobes 3, obovate, +- cut, margins irregularly serrate, central leaflet generally 4--7 cm, 4--30 mm wide, narrowed to a petiole-like base. Inflorescence: peduncle 1.5--12 cm; bracts 5--7, 3--5 mm, < heads, lanceolate; pedicels 0 or < 1 mm. Flower: bisexual 4--10, staminate 3--5; calyx lobes fused at base, 1--2.3 mm, widely lanceolate, acute; corolla +- green-yellow; styles +- = calyx lobes. Fruit: 3--5 mm, ovate to obovate; prickles stout, curved, poorly developed proximally. Seed: face flat. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Shrubby coastal hills, pine woodland; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo (Santa Cruz Co.), SCo, n ChI. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Sanicula graveolens
Next taxon: Sanicula laciniata
Citation for this treatment: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax 2016. Sanicula hoffmannii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=43173, accessed on October 23, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 23, 2016.