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|Family: Resedaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual to perennial herb. Leaf: petioled or not; blade entire to deeply lobed. Flower: sepals 4--8, margins generally white; petals 4--6, base generally dilated, limb generally lobed; stamens 10--25, on prominent disk; stigmas 3--5. Fruit: capsule.
Species In Genus: +- 65 species: especially Europe, Mediterranean; cultivated as ornamental and naturalized widely. Etymology: (Latin: to calm, from supposed sedative property)
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas F. Daniel
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to ResedaPrevious taxon: Oligomeris linifolia
Next taxon: Reseda alba
Citation for this treatment: Thomas F. Daniel 2017. Reseda, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10789, accessed on February 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 28, 2017.