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Key to Alyssum

View taxon page for Alyssum

(For a list of species in Alyssum, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Sepals persistent in fruit; filaments slender, not winged or toothed ..... A. alyssoides

1' Sepals early-deciduous; filaments winged and/or toothed

2. Fruit glabrous (sparsely hairy), 2.5–4(4.5) mm ..... A. desertorum

2' Fruit hairy, (3.5)4–6.5(7) mm ..... A. simplex


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