Plagiobothrys canescens Bentham
Plantae Hartwegianus 326. 1849

Pronunciation:
Pla-gi-o-bó-thrys ca-nés-cens
Etymology:
"gray-white pubescent"
Synonyms:
None known.
Type:


K.T. Hartweg #1871
   Lectotype(?): GH 00097184 [Annotated as probable lectotype by S. L. Welsh, 23 Jan 1991]
   Isotypes: LD 1407937, NY 00335681

Key to two varieties (after Kelley 2012):

  
Lower stem, abaxial leaf midveins ± green, not staining; calyx generally not circumscissile, lobes generally erect to ± spreading ......... var. canescens

  
Lower stem, abaxial leaf midveins ± red, staining; calyx sometimes circumscissile with lobes generally curved over fruit .................. var. catalinensis