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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Plagiobothrys||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Plagiobothrys fulvus (Hook. & Arn.) I.M. Johnst. var. campestris (Greene) I.M. Johnst.
Habit: Annual, tomentose, some hairs spreading, long, rough. Stem: erect, 3--6 dm. Leaf: basal in persistent rosette, 2--10 cm, oblong to wide-oblanceolate; cauline alternate, few, elliptic. Inflorescence: bracts 0--few, near base; pedicels 1--3 mm. Flower: calyx 5--6 mm, lobes dense-brown-hairy; midvein green, obscured by hair; corolla limb 3--4 mm diam, appendages yellow. Fruit: nutlets 2--4, 2.5--3.5 mm, triangular-ovate, +- narrowed below tip, +- flat, +- brown; abaxial papillae 0--few, cross-ribs 0--few, narrow, straight, interspaces wide; scar near middle, +- round, deep-concave.
Ecology: Grassland, open woodland, loamy, sandy, or gravelly soil; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR, CaRF, SNF, SnFrB, SCoRO, SCo; Distribution Outside California: southern Oregon. Flowering Time: Mar--May Note: May form dense populations.
Unabridged Note: Typical var. in Chile.
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. Plagiobothrys fulvus var. campestris, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=63892, accessed on May 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 26, 2016.