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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Tiquilia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Tiquilia plicata (Torr.) A.T. Richardson
Habit: Perennial herb, not woody, matted; rhizomed. Stem: branches opposite, +- glandular. Leaf: clustered, white-canescent; blade 3--12 mm, obovate to wide-ovate, margin entire, lateral veins 4--7 pairs, deeply sunken. Inflorescence: flowers clustered in leaf axils; bracts 0. Flower: calyx 2--3 mm, lobes +- free, hairs within long; corolla 4--6 mm, 2--3 mm diam, blue to lavender; style > calyx, branched 1/2--4/5. Fruit: deeply 4-lobed; nutlets ovoid, smooth, shiny. Chromosomes: n=8.
Ecology: Dunes, sandy gravel flats; Elevation: < 1100 m. Bioregional Distribution: D; Distribution Outside California: western Arizona, southern Nevada, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--Jul
Synonyms: Coldenia plicata (Torr.) Coville
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Tiquilia palmeri
Next taxon: Tricardia
Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley 2017. Tiquilia plicata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=46670, accessed on March 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 28, 2017.