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Key to Myosurus

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1. Fruit body not compressed, length ± = width, keel in depression; e Desert Mountains ..... M. cupulatus

1' Fruit body ± compressed laterally, length > width, keel not in depression; California Floristic Province, Great Basin Floristic Province

2. Inflorescence in fruit < leaves, peduncle 0–0.2 cm ..... M. sessilis

2' Inflorescence in fruit > leaves, peduncle 0.9–13 cm

3. Fruit beak erect, parallel to fruit surface, 0.05–0.4 mm ..... M. minimus

3' Fruit beak ± spreading, diverging from fruit surface, 0.6–1.4 mm ..... M. apetalus

4. Fruit aggregate 4–9 mm; sepal 1-veined, widely scarious-margined ..... var. borealis

4' Fruit aggregate 11–26 mm; sepal 3-veined, narrowly scarious-margined ..... var. montanus


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