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|Family: Dipsacaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Scabiosa||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Scabiosa stellata L.
Stem: < 4 dm. Leaf: cauline dentate to pinnately dissected. Inflorescence: 20--50 mm wide, not elongating at maturity; limb of involucel 3--4 mm, funnel-shaped. Fruit: calyx bristles scarcely > expanded, fan-like, scarious, many-veined limb of involucel.
Ecology: Disturbed urban areas; Elevation: < 250 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo; Distribution Outside California: native to southwestern Europe.
eFlora Treatment Author: Charles D. Bell & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Scabiosa atropurpurea
Next taxon: Droseraceae
Citation for this treatment: Charles D. Bell & Elizabeth McClintock 2016. Scabiosa stellata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=43448, 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.