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|Family: Asteraceae (Compositae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Hemizonella||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Hemizonella minima (A. Gray) A. Gray
Habit: Annual 1--20 cm. Stem: +- erect, branches often widely divergent, minutely coarse-hairy, stalked-glandular. Leaf: basal and/or cauline, proximal opposite, distal alternate or clustered immediately proximal to branches, sessile, 5--25 mm, (0.5)1--2.5 mm wide, linear, entire or toothed, coarse-hairy, distally glandular-puberulent. Inflorescence: heads radiate (rays occasionally obscure), 1 or in flat-topped clusters; peduncle thread-like; involucre (1)2--4 mm diam, +- obovoid; phyllaries 3--5 in 1 series, each mostly or wholly enclosing a ray ovary, falling with fruit, (1)2--4 mm, +- oblanceolate, abaxially coarse-hairy and stalked-glandular; receptacle flat to convex, glabrous or sparsely bristly; paleae in 1 series between ray and disk flowers, fused, deciduous. Ray Flower: 3--5; corolla pale yellow, ray 0.5--1 mm. Disk Flower: ; Fruit: ray fruit 1.8--2.8 mm, compressed front-to-back, arched, sparsely minutely bristly or +- glabrous, black, tip beaked, beak straight, oriented adaxially, 0.1--0.2 mm, pappus 0; disk fruit 1.8--2.8 mm, +- round in ×-section, club-shaped, +- minutely bristly, black, tip beaked, beak straight, oriented vertically, 0.1--0.2 mm, pappus 0.
Ecology: Gravelly or rocky, generally open sites in scrub, meadows, forest; Elevation: 300--2900 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, CaR, SN, se SnFrB, SCoRO (Hanging Valley, Santa Lucia Mtns), TR, PR, MP; Distribution Outside California: to Washington, Montana, Nevada. Flowering Time: Apr--Aug Note: Self-fertile.
Synonyms: Madia minima (A. Gray) D.D. Keck
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce G. Baldwin
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Citation for this treatment: Bruce G. Baldwin 2016. Hemizonella minima, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=77569, accessed on May 01, 2016.