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|Family: Aizoaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cypselea||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cypselea humifusa Turpin
Habit: Mats < 2 cm wide. Stem: slender, diffuse-branched from base. Leaf: pair unequal, axil of smaller with stem, flower, or generally both, with flower between main and axillary stem; blade +- = petiole, larger 5--10 mm, elliptic, obtuse. Flower: +- 2 mm diam; sepals +- 1.5 mm, erect, ovate, +- green, margin scarious, white. Fruit: 1.5 mm, +- spheric, thin-walled. Seed: +- 0.3 mm, round-reniform, smooth, brown.
Ecology: Uncommon. Seasonally dry margins of wetlands; Elevation: < 1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoR, GV, SnFrB, SCoR, PR; Distribution Outside California: to Nevada, southeastern United States; native to Caribbean, South America. Flowering Time: Jul--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Wayne R. Ferren, Jr.
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cypselea
Next taxon: Delosperma
Citation for this treatment: Wayne R. Ferren, Jr. 2017. Cypselea humifusa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=21994, accessed on January 17, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 17, 2017.