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|Family: Comandraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Comandra||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Comandra umbellata (L.) Nutt. subsp. californica (Eastw. ex Rydb.) Piehl.
Stem: many from rhizome, 10--40 cm, branched, glaucous. Leaf: 15--55 mm, lanceolate, acute to sharp-pointed, abaxially paler or not. Flower: 2--3.5 mm; calyx lobes lanceolate to narrow-ovate, +- white; anthers +- 0.5 mm. Fruit: 5--7.5 mm, oblong-ovoid.
Ecology: Generally dry, +- rocky areas; Elevation: 300--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaR, SN, SNE, n DMoj; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, southwestern Nevada, northwestern Arizona. Flowering Time: Apr--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Danica T. Harbaugh
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Comandra
Next taxon: Convolvulaceae
Citation for this treatment: Danica T. Harbaugh 2017. Comandra umbellata subsp. californica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=49946, accessed on January 22, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 22, 2017.