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|Genus: Symphytum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Symphytum ×uplandicum Nyman
Stem: 6--10 dm, branched. Leaf: 5--15 cm. Flower: calyx 2--4 mm, to 5.5 mm in fruit, lobes generally linear-oblong, in fruit triangular; corolla 13--16 mm, +- pink, turning purple to blue-purple. Fruit: nutlets 3--4 mm, 2--2.5 mm wide. Chromosomes: 2n=36,40.
Ecology: Wet, open sites; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, n NCoRO, ScV (waif in Yolo Co.); Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, northeastern United States; native to Europe. Flowering Time: May--Jul
Synonyms: Symphytum asperum Lepechin, misappl.
Unabridged Note: A stable, though variable, vigorous hybrid of Symphytum asperum Lepech. and Symphytum officinale (see CalPhoto images from NCo). In United States historically confused with the taller, blue-flowered Symphytum asperum, which appears to be rare in North America.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley, Robert Patterson, Richard R. Halse & Timothy C. Messick, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Ronald B. Kelley
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Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley, Robert Patterson, Richard R. Halse & Timothy C. Messick, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Ronald B. Kelley 2016. Symphytum ×uplandicum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=45948, accessed on May 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 27, 2016.