Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 271, Amsinckia tessellata var. tessellata  
 

 

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  Boraginaceae Amsinckia tessellata tessellata
Photographed 8 Jan 2014.

Coll. No. 271, 24 April 2001, characters observed: Annual, tap-rooted, to 25 cm., green, non-parasitic, inland; Stem, erect, straight hairy; Leaf, alternate, 50 mm. × 6 mm. wide, somewhat reduced above, entire, bulbous hairy, not glaucus; Inflorescence, coiled, spike-like cyme; Calyx, 3 lobes separate + 2 lobes fused = 4 lobes, notched at tip; Receptacle conic; Corolla, yellow/orange, ±tubular, 8 mm. × limb 1.5 mm.; Ovary, deeply lobed, style base hidden within lobes; Nutlets, erect, 3 mm., scar lateral, flat, without thick rim, margin prickles 0.

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