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Diodia teres Walter
Stem: erect, branched or not, 7--25 cm, 4-angled. Leaf: 2.5 cm, lanceolate, tip sharp; stipule, blade base transparent, fringed, forming cup +- enclosing inflorescence. Flower: calyx lobes 4, stiff, unequal; corolla 3 mm, white or pink. Fruit: hairs stiff.
Ecology: Dry mesas, slopes, often sandy; Elevation: 50 m. Bioregional Distribution: DSon (se Imperial Co.); Distribution Outside California: to eastern United States, Mexico. Flowering Time: Jun--Oct Note: Doubtfully in California, 1 1880 collection from Yuma, Arizona/California border.
Synonyms: Diodia teres var. teres
eFlora Treatment Author: Robert E. Preston & Lauramay T. Dempster
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Previous taxon: Diodia
Next taxon: Galium
Citation for this treatment: Robert E. Preston & Lauramay T. Dempster 2017. Diodia teres, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=23008, accessed on February 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 26, 2017.