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|Family: Cleomaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cleomella||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cleomella parviflora A. Gray
Stem: branched generally from base, 3--45 cm, smooth. Leaf: few; leaflets 5--35 mm, linear-elliptic, +- fleshy. Inflorescence: raceme, 0.5--30 cm, flowers sometimes also 1 in leaf axils. Flower: sepals 0.5--1 mm, lanceolate; petals 1.8--2.2 mm, pale yellow; stamens 1.9--2.5 mm, anthers 0.4--0.5 mm; style < 0.2 mm, stigma 2-lobed, 0.3 mm, purple. Fruit: 3--4 mm; valves +- conic; receptacle 0.3--0.8 mm, spreading to ascending.
Ecology: Wet, alkaline meadows near thermal springs in sagebrush desert; Elevation: 350--2140 m. Bioregional Distribution: GB, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: western Nevada. Flowering Time: May--Sep Note: Often occurs with Cleomella brevipes, Cleomella plocasperma.
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Staria S. Vanderpool
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cleomella obtusifolia
Next taxon: Cleomella plocasperma
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Staria S. Vanderpool 2017. Cleomella parviflora, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=19758, accessed on March 24, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 24, 2017.