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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, +- glabrous, glaucous, +- fleshy. Stem: prostrate to erect, generally branched at base. Leaf: +- cylindric, fleshy, abruptly pointed, bristle- or spine-tipped, base clasping. Inflorescence: axillary; flowers densely clustered; bracts 0--2, leaf-like. Flower: bisexual or pistillate; perianth persistent, deeply 5-parted, generally enclosing fruit, tip winged in fruit; stamens 2--5; stigmas 2. Fruit: round, wall +- adherent to seed. Seed: vertical, brown to black.
Species In Genus: 5 species: Eurasia. Etymology: (Greek: salty neighbor, from habitat)
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Grayia spinosa
Next taxon: Halogeton glomeratus
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax & Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Halogeton, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11499, accessed on September 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 30, 2016.