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|Family: Convolvulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cressa||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cressa truxillensis Kunth
Habit: Plant tufted. Stem: 7--25 cm, much-branched from base, densely silky-canescent. Leaf: < 1 cm, +- sessile, elliptic. Inflorescence: peduncle short, bracted. Flower: 5--8 mm; sepals elliptic; corolla white, persistent, lobes ovate, acute; stamens, styles exserted. Seed: often 1, by abortion. Chromosomes: 2n=28.
Ecology: Saline and alkaline substrates; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: GV, CW (exc SCoRO), SCo, ChI, GB (exc Wrn, W&I), D (exc DMtns); Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, Texas, Mexico, South America. Flowering Time: May--Oct
Synonyms: Cressa truxillensis var. vallicola (A. Heller) Munz
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cressa
Next taxon: Cuscuta
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston 2016. Cressa truxillensis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=21017, accessed on August 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 27, 2016.