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|Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Eryngium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Eryngium pendletonense K.L. Marsden & M.G. Simpson
Habit: Glabrous. Stem: sprawling, 0--2 dm, main stem branched 1--6 cm distal to rosette. Leaf: 8--25 cm, oblanceolate, pinnately to bipinnately lobed, lobes generally lanceolate to narrowly elliptic. Inflorescence: heads in cymes, 9--19-flowered; peduncle 2--3 cm; bracts 5--21 mm, narrow-triangular to lanceolate, margins thickened, entire. Flower: sepals 2 mm, oblong to ovate, with wide, scarious margins; petals 1 mm, white. Fruit: obovoid, scales lanceolate to lance-ovate, acuminate. Chromosomes: 2n=32.
Ecology: Clay soil, coastal bluffs, grassland, coastal-sage scrub; Elevation: < 50 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston, Michael S. Park & Lincoln Constance
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Eryngium mathiasiae
Next taxon: Eryngium pinnatisectum
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston, Michael S. Park & Lincoln Constance 2016. Eryngium pendletonense, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=80217, accessed on October 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 27, 2016.