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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Tiquilia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Tiquilia palmeri (A. Gray) A.T. Richardson
Habit: Perennial herb, +- woody, bark white; rhizome 0. Stem: branches opposite, +- nonglandular; hairs +- shaggy. Leaf: clustered, +- gray-strigose; blade 3.5--11 mm, ovate to round, margin +- crenate, lateral veins 2--3 pairs, shallow-sunken, +- 45° from midvein. Inflorescence: flowers clustered in leaf axils; bracted. Flower: calyx 2--3.5 mm, lobes +- 1/2 free, hairs within short or 0; corolla 5--9 mm, limb 4--5 mm diam, blue, purple, or lavender; style > calyx, branched 1/2. Fruit: deeply 4-lobed; nutlets spheric, smooth, shiny. Chromosomes: n=8,9.
Ecology: Sandy gravel soils, on terraced flats; Elevation: < 650 m. Bioregional Distribution: D (esp w edge DSon and near Colorado River); Distribution Outside California: southwestern Nevada, western Arizona, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun
Synonyms: Coldenia palmeri A. Gray
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Tiquilia nuttallii
Next taxon: Tiquilia plicata
Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley 2017. Tiquilia palmeri, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=46669, accessed on April 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 28, 2017.