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|Family: Nyctaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Tripterocalyx||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Tripterocalyx crux-maltae (Kellogg) Standl.
Stem: < 3 dm, glandular-sticky. Leaf: blade 2.5--7 cm, ovate to elliptic, +- glandular-hairy. Flower: perianth generally pink to magenta. Fruit: raised ribs extending into wings.
Ecology: Sagebrush scrub; Elevation: 1200--1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: MP (Lassen Co.); Distribution Outside California: northwestern Nevada. Flowering Time: May--Jun Note: Reported for but not collected in California (Lassen Co.).
Synonyms: Abronia crux-maltae Kellogg
Unabridged Note: As of 17 Jan 2007: Glenn Clifton confirms having seen fewer than 100 plants on private property in California (and having moved an existing pipeline in order to save them), but did not collect a specimen; specimens collected by Gary Schoolcraft and listed for California by CalFlora were actually collected in Nevada according to Schoolcraft.
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Tripterocalyx
Next taxon: Tripterocalyx micranthus
Citation for this treatment: Andy Murdock 2016. Tripterocalyx crux-maltae, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47317, accessed on July 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 24, 2016.