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Key to Perityle

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

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

1. Annual (rarely short-lived  herb); heads generally radiate ..... P. emoryi

1' Perennial herb or generally subshrubs; heads discoid

2. Herbage generally long-hairy

3. Leaf  to serrate-lobed; leaves  or  ..... P. inyoensis

3' Leaf  or each margin with 1–3 short, pointed ; leaves alternate ..... P. villosa

2' Herbage short-rough-hairy

4. Heads 2–6 in tight clusters;  1–10 mm;   , generally entire (rarely 3-lobed) ..... P. intricata

4' Heads 1 or 2–3 in loose clusters; peduncle 10–45(80) mm; leaf blade generally  or  to widely  or round (sometimes linear in Perityle megalocephala var. oligophylla), entire, serrate or lobed ..... P. megalocephala

5. Leaves many, lance-ovate to ± round, 4–9 mm wide ..... var. megalocephala

5' Leaves few, linear to lanceolate, 1–4 mm wide ..... var. oligophylla



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