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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Tiquilia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Tiquilia nuttallii (Hook.) A.T. Richardson
Habit: Annual, rosette prostrate; rhizome 0. Stem: branches opposite, +- nonglandular, hairs +- appressed. Leaf: clustered, hairs +- spreading; blade 3.5--9 mm, ovate to round, margin entire, lateral vein pairs 2--3, shallow-sunken, +- 30° from midvein. Inflorescence: flowers clustered in leaf axils; bracted. Flower: calyx 3--5 mm, lobes 2/3--3/4 free, hairs within short; corolla 3--4 mm, limb 2--2.5 mm diam, pink to white; style < calyx, branched 1/3--1/2. Fruit: 4-lobed; nutlets oblong-ovoid, smooth, shiny. Chromosomes: n=8.
Ecology: Sandy plains, pumice gravel, washes, slopes, saline flats; Elevation: < 2750 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SN, Teh, e MP, SNE, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: to Washington, Utah; also Argentina. Flowering Time: May--Aug
Synonyms: Coldenia nuttallii Hook.
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. Tiquilia nuttallii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=46668, accessed on May 31, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 31, 2016.