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Key to Pentagramma

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

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1. Stipe dark brown to generally ± black, with white exudate extending from  ; leaf blade adaxially with dense white exudate; CaRF, SN, ScV(?), SCoRI ..... P. pallida

1' Stipe brown to red-brown, generally glabrous (sparse scattering of white exudate); leaf blade adaxially without exudate or with scattered sparse exudate; CA-FP, GB, DMtns

2. Leaf blade adaxially glabrous, abaxially with yellow to cream (white) exudate ..... P. triangularis

2' Leaf blade adaxially glandular, sticky, or with exudate, abaxially with white exudate

3. Leaf blade adaxially with sparse white exudate; s PR (s San Diego Co.) ..... P. rebmanii

3' Leaf blade adaxially sticky or glandular, occasionally with sparse yellowish exudate from scattered stalked yellowish glands

4. Distal leaf segments and innermost  of  leaflets  or nearly so; leaf blades adaxially sticky, ± glandular; SCo, ChI ..... P. viscosa

4' Distal leaf segments and innermost lobes of basal leaflets regularly lobed or more divided; leaf blades adaxially glandular, sometimes sticky; SnBr, PR, DMtns

5. Leaves adaxially sticky, with stalked naked glands, blades generally longer than wide, with basal leaflets each smaller than remainder of leaf; s PR (San Diego Co.) ..... P. glanduloviscida

5' Leaves not adaxially sticky, with inconspicuous stalked glands bearing small protuberances, blades ± as long as wide, with basal leaflets each ± same size as remainder of leaf, leaves thus ternate; SnBr, SnJt, DMoj exc DMtns (s edge), DMtns ..... P. maxonii



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