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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, generally erect, branched, glabrous to sparsely long-hairy, generally glabrous in age. Stem: branches 0--few, spreading to ascending. Leaf: generally linear. Inflorescence: spike, terminal; bracts leaf-like, reduced distally. Flower: bisexual; perianth parts 0--5, scarious; stamens 1--3(5); ovary chamber 1, stigmas 2. Fruit: 1.6--5.2 mm, elliptic to obovate. Seed: vertical, wings 0 to narrow.
Species In Genus: +- 65 species: northern temperate. Etymology: (Latin, Greek: leathery seed)
eFlora Treatment Author: G. Frederic Hrusa
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Chenopodium watsonii
Next taxon: Corispermum americanum var. americanum
Citation for this treatment: G. Frederic Hrusa 2017. Corispermum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11495, accessed on February 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 25, 2017.