Nama dichotoma

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Scientific Name Nama dichotoma (Nama dichotomum) USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Wishbone Fiddleleaf ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Boraginaceae (Forget-me-not) SEINet Reference
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Description Habitat: Open, gravelly areas; granite or limestone slopes and ridges.
Plant: Short, hairy spreading to erect annual, 2 to 8 inches tall; stems usually dichotomously branched (i.e. forked)
Leaves: Hairy alternate stem leaves, linear to narrowly oblanceolate or spatulate, 3/8 to 1-1/8 inches long.
Inflorescence: Small, bell-shaped, usually solitary flowers in upper leaf axils or in cymes at branch tips; corolla with 5 pale lavender lobes with prominent dark veins; 2 to 4 stamens, shorter than the corolla.
Bloom period: August to October.
References: Descr. adapted from SEINet, Jepson eFlora and BONAP's North American Plant Atlas.
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