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Annual to shrub.
Leaf: generally simple, generally alternate, generally petioled; stipules 0; blade entire to deeply lobed.
Flower: bisexual; calyx lobes generally 5; corolla ± radial, cylindric to rotate, lobes generally 5; stamens 5, on corolla tube, alternate lobes; ovary superior, generally 2-chambered, style 1.
Fruit: berry, loculicidal or septicidal capsule, [( drupe)], 2–5-chambered.
75 genera, 3000 species: worldwide, especially ± tropics; many alien weeds in CA; many cultivated for food, drugs, or ornamental (potato, tomato, peppers, tobacco, petunia); many TOXIC. [Hunziker 2001 Genera Solanacearum. Koeltz Scientific Books] Nicandra physalodes (L.) Gaertn. is a waif. —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Unabridged references: [Hunziker 2001 Genera Solanacearum: The Genera of Solanaceae Illustrated, Arranged According to a New System by A.T. Hunziker. Koeltz Scientific Books, Königstein, Germany]
Key to Solanaceae
Perennial; hairs ± scale-like.Key to Chamaesaracha
Stem: decumbent, branched.
Leaf: entire to ± deeply pinnately lobed.
Inflorescence: axillary, cluster, 1–5-flowered.
Flower: calyx in fruit ± enlarged but not bladder-like, open at top; corolla ± rotate, tomentose between stamen bases; anthers free, generally < filaments, opening by slits; style 1.
Fruit: berry, spheric, partly enclosed by calyx.
Seed: ± flat, reniform.
± 9 species: especially sw US, Mex. (Greek: low Saracha, a South America genus in family)
Unabridged references: [Averett 1973 Rhodora 75:325–365]
Stem: 1–several from base, 5–25 cm.
Leaf: 15–50 mm.
Inflorescence: pedicel 8–18 mm, in fruit < 3 cm, recurved.
Flower: calyx ± 5 mm, in fruit < 10 mm, lobes in fruit 2–3 mm; corolla ± white; filaments 5 mm.
Fruit: 1–1.2 cm wide.
Seed: 1.5–2 mm.
n=12. Sandy soils, slopes, conifer forest; 1500–2800 m. Cascade Range, High Sierra Nevada, Great Basin Floristic Province;
Previous taxon: Chamaesaracha coronopus
Next taxon: Datura
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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].
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