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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Chylismia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Chylismia arenaria A. Nelson
Habit: Annual or bushy perennial herb, erect; hairs spreading, in inflorescence a few glandular. Stem: < 180 cm. Leaf: petiole < 60 mm; blade < 60 mm, cordate-deltate, teeth coarse or larger and smaller. Inflorescence: open, nodding. Flower: opening at dusk; hypanthium 18--40 mm; sepals 8--15 mm; petals 8--20 mm, yellow. Fruit: 30--44 mm, ascending, cylindric, +- straight; pedicel 2--5 mm. Seed: 0.5--0.7 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Sandy washes, rocky slopes, desert scrub; Elevation: < 430 m. Bioregional Distribution: DSon; Distribution Outside California: southwestern Arizona, northern Mexico (Sonora). Flowering Time: Mar--Apr Note: Generally cross-pollinated.
Synonyms: Camissonia arenaria (A. Nelson) P.H. Raven; Oenothera arenaria (A. Nelson) P.H. Raven
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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Previous taxon: Chylismia
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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. Chylismia arenaria, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=19429, accessed on March 27, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 27, 2017.