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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Bassia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Bassia hyssopifolia (Pall.) Kuntze
Habit: Plant generally < 1.5 m. Leaf: lower 5--60 mm, 1--3.5 mm wide, flat, generally withered in age. Inflorescence: 5--50 mm; bracts 2--5 mm, +- oblong. Flower: calyx densely tan-woolly, base leathery in fruit, spines +- 1 mm. Fruit: 1--1.5 mm diam. Seed: dark brown.
Ecology: Disturbed sites, fields, roadsides; Elevation: < 1200 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA (exc NW, SNH), common s CA; Distribution Outside California: widespread North America; native to Eurasia. Flowering Time: May--Nov Note: Occasionally confused with Kochia scoparia.
eFlora Treatment Author: G. Frederic Hrusa & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Bassia
Next taxon: Beta
Citation for this treatment: G. Frederic Hrusa & Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Bassia hyssopifolia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=15511, accessed on May 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 24, 2016.