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Habit: Annual, erect, taprooted. Leaf: blade linear to narrowly lanceolate; vein 1 or lateral pair faint. Inflorescence: terminal; flowers 1--few; peduncles, pedicels 4--20+ cm. Flower: sepals 5, fused, hairs long, ascending, appressed, tube prominent, 12--17 mm, 7--12 mm diam, ovoid to widely cylindric, round in ×-section, strongly 10-ribbed, lobes generally 12--50 mm, > tube, linear; petals 5, 24--40 mm, claw long, limb entire or notched; styles 5, 10--12 mm. Fruit: capsule, ovoid; teeth 5, ascending. Seed: many, black.
Species In Genus: 2 species: Mediterranean Europe. Etymology: (Greek: field garland)
eFlora Treatment Author: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Achyronychia cooperi
Next taxon: Agrostemma githago var. githago
Citation for this treatment: Ronald L. Hartman & Richard K. Rabeler 2016. Agrostemma, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10425, accessed on October 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 24, 2016.