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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Funastrum

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

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

1. Corolla  erect-incurved, meeting above anther , giving appearance of closed flower filament  appendages ± 0; ring of tissue at corolla base 0 ..... F. utahense

1' Corolla lobes ±  to ± , not meeting, not giving appearance of closed flower bud; filament column appendages free from each other; ring of tissue at corolla base present

2. Leaf narrow- to wide-lanceolate, margins generally wavy; calyx lobes 3–6 mm; corolla 8–12 mm; filament column 1–2 mm, appendage bases exceeding ring of tissue at corolla base; fruit generally 1, 8.5–12.5 cm ..... F. crispum

2' Leaf  to , margins not wavy; calyx lobes 2–3 mm; corolla 3–8 mm; filament column 0.5–1 mm, appendage bases not exceeding ring of tissue at corolla base; fruit 1–2, 3.6–4.8 or 7.2–11.2 cm

3. Corolla 4–8 mm, ring of tissue at base free from filament column appendages; plant green, generally with sparse, ±  hairs; fruit generally 1, 7.2–11.2 cm ..... F. cynanchoides var. hartwegii

3' Corolla 3–6 mm, ring of tissue at base fused to filament column appendages; plant gray-green, generally with dense, short, erect hairs; fruit generally 2, 3.6–4.8 cm ..... F. hirtellum



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