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Key to Hackelia

View taxon page for Hackelia

(For a list of species in Hackelia, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Corolla pink or white

2. Corolla pink, when dry ± blue, appendages pink ..... H. mundula

2' Corolla white, when dry ± brown, appendages white

3. Nutlet 5–6 mm, abaxial prickles ± 10, << marginal prickles; calyx 3.5–5.5 mm; corolla limb 12–19 mm diam, appendages longer than wide; anthers at base of tube ..... H. bella

3' Nutlet 4–4.5 mm, abaxial prickles 10–25, ± = marginal prickles; calyx 1.5–3 mm; corolla limb (5)7–14 mm diam, appendages ± as long as wide; anthers ± at top of tube ..... H. californica

1' Corolla generally ± blue, occasionally ± purple (pink), occasionally white with blue margins

4. Nutlet abaxial prickles many, ± as numerous as marginal; corolla tube > to >> calyx

5. Corolla appendages generally as long as wide, , indented at tip, not closing throat, not hiding anthers; leaves sparse-rough-hairy ..... H. nervosa

5' Corolla appendages much longer than wide, , 2-pronged at tip, ± closing throat, ± hiding anthers; leaves velvety-hairy ..... H. velutina

4' Nutlet abaxial prickles 0 or fewer than marginal; corolla tube <= calyx

6. Cymes (1)2–3 per inflorescence, ± terminal – s SNH ..... H. sharsmithii

6' Cymes generally > 3 per inflorescence, terminal and 

7. Hairs at mid-stem generally ± 

8. Nutlets 2–3 mm, abaxial prickles 0–7; calyx 1–2 mm; leaves ± soft velvety-hairy; W&I ..... H. brevicula

8' Nutlets 3–4.5 mm, abaxial prickles 8–15; calyx 4–5 mm; leaves appressed-stiff-hairy; MP ..... H. cusickii

7' Hairs at mid-stem generally ± 

9. Stem 1(few) from non-woody nutlet abaxial prickles 0(3); inflorescence narrow ..... H. floribunda

9' Stem generally many from ± woody caudex; nutlet abaxial prickles generally > 3; inflorescence ± wide

10. Hairs of lower leaves spreading, bristly, generally >> 1 mm, especially on margins;  leaves generally < 22 cm, generally < 2.5 cm wide ..... H. setosa

10' Hairs of lower leaves ± appressed, soft or  to rough, generally < 1 mm, occasionally > 1 mm on margins; basal leaves often > 22 cm, often > 2.5 cm wide

11. Mid cauline  base  to , ± clasping; stem hairs ± dense, generally < 1 mm; nutlet abaxial prickles generally 10–17; corolla limb 7–12+ mm diam ..... H. amethystina

11' Mid cauline leaf base  to , not ± clasping; stem hairs generally 0 to ± sparse, often > 1 mm; nutlet abaxial prickles generally 4–10; corolla limb (4)5–8(11) mm diam ..... H. micrantha

 

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