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|Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Sanicula||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Sanicula maritima S. Watson
Habit: Plant 8--40 cm, taprooted. Leaf: simple, entire to +- pinnately lobed or dissected, green at flower; blade 3--8 cm, ovate-cordate to obovate, lobes or segments 0, 3, or 5, obtuse, entire to +- toothed. Inflorescence: peduncle 1.5--12 cm; bracts +- 10, 1--4 mm, < heads, lanceolate, acute; pedicel of bisexual flower 0, staminate 2.5--3 mm. Flower: bisexual 3--8, staminate 10--12; calyx lobes fused at base, 1.5--2 mm, lance-ovate, obtuse; corolla yellow; styles 3 × calyx lobes. Fruit: +- 5 mm, obovate; prickles stout, curved, inflated, bulbous-based distally, +- 0 proximally. Seed: face concave. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Coastal, grassy, open wet meadows, ravines; Elevation: +- 150 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo (Monterey, San Luis Obispo cos.), SnFrB (apparently extirpated). Flowering Time: Apr--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Sanicula laciniata
Next taxon: Sanicula peckiana
Citation for this treatment: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax 2017. Sanicula maritima, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=43177, accessed on January 21, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 21, 2017.