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The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California

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Names are linked to treatments from the Manual


Key to ANDROSACE

N.B.: couplets are linked, e.g., 1. is linked to 1'.

  1. Calyx < 2(3) mm; leaf blade abruptly narrowed to petiole
A. filiformis
  1' Calyx generally > 3 mm; leaf blade tapered to petiole
 
    2. Calyx lobes awl-like, tips stiffly acute
A. elongata subsp. acuta
    2' Calyx lobes widely lanceolate to triangular, tips acute to obtuse
 
      3. Involucral bracts ± ovate, generally ± 0.7–1.7 mm wide; corolla < calyx; peduncles generally 1–few
A. occidentalis var. simplex
      3' Involucral bracts ± lanceolate, generally ± < 0.5 mm wide; corolla = or > calyx; peduncles 1 to generally several
A. septentrionalis subsp. subumbellata


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