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ILLUSTRATED GLOSSARY OF TERMS 2 2
PLANTS OF THE SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS
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2-lipped 2O inches 3/8 inch long 5-cleft Achenes Alternate Annual April axillary Basal leaves base bracts branching CALIFORNIA calyx Canyon carpels clusters Coastal Sage Scrub corolla cymes dense DESCRIPTION Disk flowers downy dry slopes erect feet high feet tall FIELD NOTE Found in Chaparral Found in Coastal Found on dry genera Grassland green Grows hairs hairy inch wide Involucre July June l-l/2 inches l/4 inch l/l6 inch l6 inches high lanceolate leaf axils leaflets leafy linear lobes long stems Lower leaves Malibu Creek March margins oblanceolate oblong obovate Opposite ovate palmately panicles Pappus pea-like Perennial herb petals pinnately pistil pistillate flowers Plate purple racemes Ray flowers Recognition characteristics Santa Monica Mountains saw-toothed Scrub and Chaparral Seed Seedpods sepals short stems shrub slender stems soil Solitary Southern Oak Woodland species spikes stamens stamens 9 united sticky stout subtended terminal toothed umbels Upper leaves usually whorls woody woolly yellow