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|Family: Elatinaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Elatine||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Elatine rubella Rydb.
Stem: prostrate to erect, 3--6(15) cm, often tinted +- red. Leaf: lance-oblong; petiole < 1/4 blade; tip blunt to notched. Inflorescence: flowers 1--2 per node. Flower: sepals 2, +- equal, or 3, 1 < others; petals 3, equal, wide-elliptic; stamens 3, alternate sepals. Fruit: chambers 3. Seed: narrow-oblong, straight or curved < 15°; pits 16--35 per row, +- as wide as long.
Ecology: Muddy shores, shallow vernal pools, rice fields; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA; Distribution Outside California: western United States. Flowering Time: Apr--Jul
eFlora Treatment Author: Gordon C. Tucker & Evanielis U. Grissom
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Elatine heterandra
Next taxon: Ericaceae
Citation for this treatment: Gordon C. Tucker & Evanielis U. Grissom 2016. Elatine rubella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=23924, accessed on May 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 25, 2016.