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|Family: Montiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calyptridium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calyptridium parryi A. Gray
Habit: Annual 2--11 cm; taproot slender. Stem: spreading to ascending, leafy. Leaf: basal and cauline, 1--3 cm, basal generally withering in fruit. Inflorescence: axillary, raceme or panicle, open to dense, 1--3.5 cm; bracts ovate to elliptic; pedicel stout, <= 1 mm, generally appearing jointed at base; flowers persistent in fruit to not. Flower: sepals 2--4.5 mm, generally unequal (outer >, wider than inner), round, ovate, or reniform, generally scarious on margin or becoming scarious throughout; petals 4, 1.5--3 mm, generally white; stamens (1)3; style 0.5--1 mm, stigma +- sessile. Fruit: 3--6 mm, ovate to oblong, deciduous or not. Seed: 5--20, 0.5--0.7(0.8) mm, papillae marginal or throughout. Chromosomes: 2n=44.
Note: Unnamed var. in Baja California.
Synonyms: Cistanthe parryi (A. Gray) Hershk.
eFlora Treatment Author: C. Matt Guilliams & John M. Miller
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Calyptridium monospermum
Next taxon: Calyptridium parryi var. hesseae
Citation for this treatment: C. Matt Guilliams & John M. Miller 2016. Calyptridium parryi, Revision 2, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16847, accessed on October 21, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 21, 2016.