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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pectocarya||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pectocarya peninsularis I.M. Johnst.
Stem: ascending to erect, 2--24 cm. Inflorescence: pedicel in fruit 1--1.5 mm, free from nutlets. Flower: basal cleistogamous flowers present; lower 3 calyx lobes in fruit +- equal. Fruit: nutlets 1.1--2 mm, ovate-elliptic; cauline paired, generally straight, all spreading in 1 plane, margins narrow- to wide-membranous, +- dentate. Chromosomes: 2n=24.
Ecology: Washes, roadsides, clearings; Elevation: 30--300 m. Bioregional Distribution: w DSon; Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Feb--Apr Note: Seldom collected. Basal nutlets 2--4, not paired, reflexed, 1--3 unmargined, others narrowly +- dentate-margined.
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 peninsularis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=76582, accessed on October 22, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 22, 2016.