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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pectocarya||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pectocarya linearis (Ruiz & Pav.) DC. subsp. ferocula (I.M. Johnst.) Thorne
Stem: prostrate to decumbent, 6--26 cm. Inflorescence: pedicel in fruit 1.5--3 mm. Fruit: nutlets 2--3.8 mm, linear-oblong, straight or +- recurved near tip; margin teeth free +- to base, width at base generally << length. Chromosomes: 2n=48.
Ecology: Roadsides, grassy slopes, clearings; Elevation: 5--2100 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNF, Teh, GV, CW, SW, DMoj, w DSon; Distribution Outside California: northern Baja California; also southern South America. Flowering Time: Feb--May Note: Apparently rare, scattered in D.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley, Robert Patterson, Richard R. Halse & Timothy C. Messick, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Ronald B. Kelley
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Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley, Robert Patterson, Richard R. Halse & Timothy C. Messick, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Ronald B. Kelley 2016. Pectocarya linearis subsp. ferocula, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=51916, accessed on July 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 27, 2016.