Prostrate Popcorn Flower

Plagiobothrys leptocladus

Boraginaceae Family (Borage)

 

Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Plants generally decumbent to prostrate. Nutlets smooth with a keel on back near the tip. Sepals generally much longer than nutlets and often turned to one side.
     
  • Compare with Plagiobothrys stipitatus var. micranthus which also has smooth nutlets, but is delicate and upright.

Habitat(s)

  • Vernal pools, especially slightly alkali ones. Usually not a dominant species.

Additional Information

 

 

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