|University of California, Berkeley|
|Directory News Site Map Home|
Key to families | Table of families and genera
Specimen numbers are hyperlinked to records in the Consortium of California Herbaria data view where possible. Taxa are hyperlinked to entries in the Jepson Interchange via the "[Online Interchange]" link.
Annual, unarmed, ± glabrous or hairy. Stem: sprawling or ascending, 2–7 dm. Leaf: odd-1-pinnate; stipules small or 0; leaflets many, mucronate. Inflorescence: axillary, head-like, 1–5-flowered, subtended by cluster of bracts or not. Flower: calyx lobes ± equal, < tube; corolla 6–9 mm; 9 filaments fused, 1 free. Fruit: indehiscent, linear or oblong, flat or not, separating into 1-seeded segments, surface strongly net-like.
± 5 species: western Europe, Mediterranean, to southwestern Asia, 1 in South America. (Greek: birdfoot)
1. Fruit not flat, narrowed ± between seeds or not; inflorescence not subtended by bracts; leaflets 7–15 ..... O. pinnatus
1' Fruit flat, narrowed between seeds; inflorescence subtended by cluster of leaf-like bracts; leaflets ± 19–37 ..... O. sativus
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
We encourage links to these pages, but the content may not be downloaded for reposting, repackaging, redistributing, or sale in any form, without written permission from The Jepson Herbarium.