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|Family: Crassulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Crassula||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Crassula solieri (Gay) F. Meigen
Habit: Annual, generally aquatic or on wet substrate. Stem: decumbent, or erect when stranded, 2--7 cm, +- branched. Leaf: 1--5 mm, oblong to linear; tip +- obtuse. Inflorescence: flower 1 per node, terminal; pedicel 0.5--6(10) mm. Flower: parts in 4s; sepals +- 0.4--1 mm, deltate-ovate to lanceolate, rounded to obtuse; petals > sepals, +- 1--1.5 mm, lanceolate. Fruit: ascending, tip lanceolate, oblique-acute; suture gradually outcurved in distal 1/2. Seed: 6--14, elliptic-oblong, shiny, glistening as if wet, with irregular, +- interrupted, longitudinal lines at 20×.
Ecology: Vernal pools, margins of lakes, ponds; Elevation: < 2100 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRI, CaRF, n SNF, GV, SCo, PR; Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, Montana, Wyoming, Texas, Baja California; also Chile. Flowering Time: Mar--Jun Note: Similar to, often occurring with Crassula aquatica.
eFlora Treatment Author: Steve Boyd
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Crassula ovata
Next taxon: Crassula tetragona
Citation for this treatment: Steve Boyd 2017. Crassula solieri, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=20589, accessed on February 22, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 22, 2017.