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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cycloloma||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cycloloma atriplicifolium (Spreng.) J.M. Coult.
Habit: Annual 12--75 cm, many-branched, rounded. Stem: spreading, slender, striate, finely long-shaggy-hairy to tomentose, generally glabrous in age. Leaf: gradually reduced distally on stem; petiole 0--12 mm; blade 5--65 mm, lanceolate to ovate, wavy-dentate; densely to sparsely long-shaggy-hairy, generally glabrous in age. Inflorescence: panicle-like, terminal, open in fruit; bracts 0; flowers sessile. Flower: bisexual or pistillate; calyx enclosing fruit, 2--3 mm diam in fruit, round-winged, lobes 5, +- keeled; stamens 5; ovary densely, finely tomentose, style deeply 2--3-lobed. Fruit: +- 2 mm diam. Seed: 1.5--2 mm diam, lens-shaped, long-shaggy-hairy, horizontal, dull black. Chromosomes: 2n=36.
Ecology: Fields, disturbed areas, generally sandy; Elevation: < 1250 m. Bioregional Distribution: GV, s SCo, w PR, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: Canada to northern Mexico; native to central North America. Flowering Time: May--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: G. Frederic Hrusa & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cycloloma
Next taxon: Dysphania
Citation for this treatment: G. Frederic Hrusa & Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Cycloloma atriplicifolium, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=21623, accessed on July 31, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 31, 2016.