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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Garrya

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

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

1. Abaxial  hairs dense, curly-wavy, interwoven, felt-like, not  toward leaf tip

2. Leaf margin ± to strongly wavy and often ± to strongly rolled under; pistillate flowers (1)3 per inflorescence in fruit 18–28 mm wide; NCo, NCoRO, ScV, CCo, SnFrB, SCoRO ..... G. elliptica

2' Leaf margin flat to ± wavy and sometimes ± rolled under; pistillate flowers 1(3) per bract; inflorescence in fruit 13–18 mm wide; SCoRO, SW ..... G. veatchii

1' Abaxial leaf hairs 0 to dense, straight to wavy, not felt-like, appressed toward leaf tip

3. Abaxial leaf hairs 0 (or sparse on young leaves); fruit glabrous or near tip sparsely hairy ..... G. fremontii

3' Abaxial leaf hairs sparse to dense; fruit dense-hairy, glabrous, or near tip sparsely hairy

4. Abaxial leaf hairs dense, fine, wavy ..... G. congdonii

4' Abaxial leaf hairs sparse to dense, ± coarse, straight to ± curved

5. Fruit glabrous or near tip sparsely hairy; abaxial leaf hairs generally dense; NW ..... G. buxifolia

5' Fruit generally dense-hairy; abaxial leaf hairs sparse to ± dense; NW, SN, CW, SW, DMtns ..... G. flavescens



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