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|Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, taprooted. Stem: erect or generally loosely branched, glabrous or roughened. Leaf: petiole entirely sheathing; blade oblong to obovate, ternately or ternate-pinnately dissected, segments linear to spoon-shaped. Inflorescence: umbels compound, peduncled or occasionally sessile, puberulent; bracts generally 0; bractlets several, narrow; rays, pedicels few, spreading or spreading-ascending, unequal. Flower: calyx 0; petals ovate, white, tips obtuse, not narrowed, not incurved. Fruit: oblong-ovate, compressed side-to-side; ribs +- equal, prominent, conspicuously bristly or sharply scabrous; oil tubes 1--3 per rib-interval; fruit axis notched at tip. Seed: face flat to concave.
Species In Genus: 4 species: 3 North America, 1 South America. Etymology: (Greek: sand-parsley)
eFlora Treatment Author: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ammi visnaga
Next taxon: Ammoselinum giganteum
Citation for this treatment: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax 2016. Ammoselinum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10356, accessed on February 14, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 14, 2016.