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Pectocarya peninsularis

Pectocarya peninsularis I.M. Johnst.

Peninsular Pectocarya, Peninsular Combseed, Baja Pectocarya

Boraginaceae (Borage family)


USDA Symbol: PEPE33

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 10 inches tall.
Fruit: 4 nutlets.

Bloom Information

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


Native Habitat: Washes, roadsides, clearings.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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