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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Genista

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

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

1. Leaves corolla white, fruit , generally inflated ..... G. monosperma

1' Leaves ternately 1-compound, simple on young stems; corolla yellow, fruit , not inflated

2. Leaflet  or narrow-oblong to -oblanceolate, length generally >= 5 × width, margins rolled under; banner silky-hairy ..... G. linifolia

2' Leaflet oblanceolate to widely obovate, , or ± round, length generally < 5 × width, margins flat; banner glabrous except for ± V-shaped hairy area along midrib especially near tip or hairy only on midrib or glabrous

3. Leaflet 5–10(12) mm; banner glabrous except for ± V-shaped hairy area along midrib especially near tip ..... G. canariensis

3' Leaflet generally 10–15 mm; banner hairy only on midrib or glabrous

4. Stipules 3–6 mm, persistenttwigs generally dull-yellow-brown-hairy; racemes terminal ..... [G. maderensis]

4' Stipules < 2 mm, deciduous; twigs silvery-silky-hairy, at least in youth; racemes  ..... G. monspessulana

 

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