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|Family: Nyctaginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Boerhavia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Boerhavia coulteri (Hook. f.) S. Watson var. palmeri (S. Watson) Spellenb.
Habit: Annual. Stem: decumbent to erect, < 8 dm, puberulent. Leaf: blade lanceolate to ovate-triangular, +- acute. Inflorescence: spike-like raceme; bracts << fruit, deciduous. Flower: < 1.5 mm; perianth pale pink to white. Fruit: 2.5 mm, glabrous; narrow, wrinkled between generally 5 wide ribs; tip rounded to +- truncate.
Ecology: Gravelly hillsides, washes; Elevation: < 1450 m. Bioregional Distribution: ChI (possibly introduced), se DMoj (desert mtns and lower montane slopes), DSon; Distribution Outside California: to Arizona, Mexico. Flowering Time: Sep--Nov Note: Boerhavia coulteri var. coulteri expected as agricultural weed in southern California.
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Boerhavia coccinea
Next taxon: Boerhavia diffusa
Citation for this treatment: Andy Murdock 2016. Boerhavia coulteri var. palmeri, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=81377, accessed on February 13, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 13, 2016.