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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Echium

View taxon page for Echium

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

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

1. Annualbiennialcorolla limb 18–30 mm diam; lower 2 stamens short-exserted ..... E. plantagineum

1' Shrub; corolla limb 9–13 mm diam; all stamens long-exserted

2. Plant long-lived, many-branched;   0; flower ± , corolla tube ± = calyxnutlet black, fine-tubercled ..... E. candicans

2' Plant short-lived, once-flowering, generally unbranched; basal rosette present; flower ± , corolla tube 2+ × calyx; nutlet ± brown, prickly ..... E. pininana



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