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Pectocarya linearis

Pectocarya linearis (Ruiz & Pav.) DC.

Sagebrush Combseed, Winged Combseed

Boraginaceae (Borage family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PELI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Stems prostrate to decumbent, up to about 10 inches long.
Fruit: 4 nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Habitat: Roadsides, grassy slopes, clearings.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Pectocarya linearis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Pectocarya linearis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Pectocarya linearis

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-03-02
Research By: CBR

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