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|Family: Boraginaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cryptantha||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Cryptantha intermedia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Cryptantha intermedia var. hendersonii (A. Nelson) Jeps. & Hoover
Stem: generally 1, branches 0--few, +- stiff; ascending- to spreading-rough-hairy. Leaf: linear to oblanceolate, ascending rough-hairy, some hairs bulbous-based. Inflorescence: in 2s to 4s; pedicel +- 0.5 mm, ascending. Flower: calyx 3.5--5 mm in fruit, not appressed to stem in fruit, ovate, truncate at base, not constricted above, generally late-deciduous, lobes narrow-oblong, tips +- erect, hairs appressed or ascending to occasionally spreading, bristles 0; corolla limb 4--8 mm diam. Fruit: nutlet generally 1--2, 2.2--2.5 mm, +- ovate, low tubercled (smooth), generally dark +- gray, margin +- sharp-angled, occasionally rounded, base rounded, tip acute; adaxially biconvex to +- flat, attachment scar edges not raised, abutted or narrow-gapped entire length, wide-forked but not gapped at base; axis to nutlets or shorter.
Ecology: Loamy to rocky soils, often volcanic, generally open conifer forest, sagebrush scrub, occasionally grassland, chaparral; Elevation: 150--1830 m. Bioregional Distribution: occasionally NW (exc NCo), CaR, n SNH (e slope), MP; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, western Idaho, northwestern Nevada. Flowering Time: May--Jul
Synonyms: Cryptantha hendersonii (A. Nelson) Piper ex J.C. Nelson; Cryptantha intermedia var. grandiflora (Rydb.) Cronquist; Cryptantha trifurca Eastw.
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald B. Kelley, Michael G. Simpson & Kristen E. Hasenstab-Lehman
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Citation for this treatment: Ronald B. Kelley, Michael G. Simpson & Kristen E. Hasenstab-Lehman 2017. Cryptantha intermedia var. hendersonii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91894, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.