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|Family: Malvaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Sphaeralcea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray
Habit: Subshrub, canescent. Stem: erect, 5--10 dm. Leaf: blade 15--50 mm, +- triangular, 3-veined, green or yellow-green, crenate, wavy, base wedge-shaped, truncate, or cordate; lobes 3, weak. Inflorescence: panicle, generally open, tip without leaf-like bracts. Fruit: segments 9--13, < 6 mm, < 3.5 mm wide, truncate-cylindric, dehiscent part < 3.5 mm, 60--75% of segment. Seed: 2 per segment, brown, glabrous to hairy. Chromosomes: 2n=10,20,30.
eFlora Treatment Author: John C. La Duke
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Sphaeralcea
Next taxon: Sphaeralcea ambigua var. ambigua
Citation for this treatment: John C. La Duke 2016. Sphaeralcea ambigua, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=45130, accessed on May 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 29, 2016.