Pectocarya setosa, known by the common name moth combseed, is a species of flowering plant in the borage family.
Pectocarya setosa is an annual herb producing a slender, rough-haired stem, generally upright to erect in form to a maximum height of about 23 centimeters. The small, pointed linear leaves alternately arranged along the upper stem, and oppositely along the lower part.
The inflorescence is a series of flowers, each on a curved pedicel. The flower has small green sepals, which are lined with hairs and long bristles. The fruits are rounded or oval nutlets with membranous wings along the sides.
- Jepson Manual Treatment: Pectocarya setosa
- USDA Plants Profile' for Pectocarya setosa
- Pectocarya setosa — U.C. Photo gallery
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