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|Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Glehnia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Glehnia littoralis F. Schmidt ex Miq. subsp. leiocarpa leiocarpa (Mathias) Hultén
Habit: Perennial herb, taprooted, low, prostrate or +- spreading, sparsely puberulent to tomentose. Stem: +- 0. Leaf: fleshy; petiole 2.5--15 cm; blade 2.5--15 cm wide, widely ovate, 1--2-ternate or ternate-pinnate, leaflets 0.5--5 cm wide, ovate, often 3-lobed, serrate, adaxial surface green, glabrous or glabrous in age, abaxial white-tomentose. Inflorescence: umbels compound, peduncled; bracts 0--few; bractlets several, lanceolate, long-acuminate; rays 5--15, 0.5--4.5 cm, stout, hairy; pedicels 0. Flower: calyx lobes minute; petals widely lanceolate, white, tips narrowed; ovary tip projection 0. Fruit: 4--12 mm, oblong to round, compressed front-to-back, glabrous to sparsely tomentose; ribs +- equal, conspicuously corky-winged; oil tubes several per rib-interval, large; fruit axis divided to base. Seed: face concave. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
Ecology: Ocean beaches; Elevation: +- 0 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska. Flowering Time: May--Jun Note: Other subsp. coastal eastern Asia.
eFlora Treatment Author: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Glehnia
Next taxon: Heracleum
Citation for this treatment: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax 2016. Glehnia littoralis subsp. leiocarpa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=50840, accessed on October 01, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 01, 2016.