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|Family: Crassulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Crassula tillaea Lest.-Garl.
Habit: Annual, generally terrestrial. Stem: generally erect, 1--6 cm, branched or not, not rooting at nodes, red in age. Leaf: 1--3 mm, oblong; tip +- acute. Inflorescence: flowers generally 2 per node; pedicel generally < 0.5 mm. Flower: parts generally in 3s; sepals 1--1.5 mm, lanceolate, acuminate; petals < sepals, 0.5--1 mm, narrow-lanceolate. Fruit: ascending, ovoid. Seed: (1)2, elliptic, shiny, with +- wavy longitudinal lines at 20×. Chromosomes: 2n=64.
Ecology: Open, gravelly sites; Elevation: < 700 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRI, s CaRF, n&c SNF, GV, CW, SW; Distribution Outside California: to Washington, British Columbia; native to Mediterranean. Flowering Time: Feb--May
Synonyms: Tillaea muscosa L.
eFlora Treatment Author: Steve Boyd
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Crassula tetragona
Next taxon: Dudleya
Citation for this treatment: Steve Boyd 2017. Crassula tillaea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=20590, accessed on January 16, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 16, 2017.