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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Camissonia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Camissonia pusilla P.H. Raven
Habit: Slender; hairs glandular, generally also spreading. Stem: erect, 2--22 cm. Leaf: 10--30 mm, linear, minutely serrate. Flower: hypanthium 0.8--1.6 mm; sepals 1.2--2 mm, free; petals 1.8--3.1 mm, yellow fading +- red, basal spots 2. Fruit: 18--32 mm, 0.6--0.9 mm wide, +- swollen by seeds, straight or wavy; pedicel +- 0--2 mm. Seed: 0.7--0.8 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Sandy soils, generally sagebrush scrub; Elevation: 760--3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: n slope SnBr (Cactus Flats), GB, DMoj (scattered); Distribution Outside California: to Washington, Idaho, Utah. Flowering Time: May--Jun Note: Self-pollinated. Related to Camissonia kernensis, Camissonia parvula, Camissonia pubens.
Unabridged Synonyms: Oenothera contorta var. flexuosa (A. Nelson) Munz, misappl.
eFlora Treatment Author: Warren L. Wagner & Peter C. Hoch, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Warren L. Wagner
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Citation for this treatment: Warren L. Wagner & Peter C. Hoch, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Warren L. Wagner 2017. Camissonia pusilla, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=16940, accessed on February 27, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 27, 2017.