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PLANT annual, 0.5-3 dm tall, erect, tufted, glabrous or slightly glaucous. LEAVES basal and cauline, terminal divisions obtuse or acute. INFLORESCENCE cymose or solitary. FLOWERS erect in bud; receptacle conic; calyx abruptly soft-pointed, glabrous; petals 1-2.5 cm long, yellow, sometimes with orange spot at base. FRUITS 4-8 cm long. SEEDS 1.5-2.4 mm diam, ellipsoidal to obovate, reticulate, brown to black. 2n=12. Open areas in chaparral; 0-1500 m. California Floristic Province s to n Baja California; sw OR.
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