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|Family: Rosaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Duchesnea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Duchesnea indica (Andrews) Focke var. indica
Habit: Plant forming ground-cover, sparsely hairy. Leaf: basal leaf petiole 2--20 cm, central leaflet 1--4(6) cm, elliptic-ovate, short-stalked. Inflorescence: pedicels 2--13 cm. Flower: hypanthium bractlets = sepals but wider, obovate, 3-toothed; sepals 4--10 mm; petals 4--8 mm, obovate-oblong. Fruit: receptacle 1--2 cm wide, spheric-ovoid, +- pithy; achenes 1--1.5 mm, red. Chromosomes: n=42.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: generally < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: ScV, CCo, SCo; Distribution Outside California: to eastern United States; native to Asia. Flowering Time: May--Aug
eFlora Treatment Author: Barbara Ertter
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Previous taxon: Duchesnea
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Citation for this treatment: Barbara Ertter 2017. Duchesnea indica var. indica, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91747, accessed on January 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 24, 2017.