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|Family: Frankeniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Frankenia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Frankenia pulverulenta L.
Habit: Annual, 15(30) cm diam, taprooted. Stem: decumbent to ascending, branched at base, 1--8 cm, with curved white hairs. Leaf: blade 1--6 mm, 1--3 mm wide, +- rolled under, abaxially sparsely hairy. Inflorescence: 1, axillary. Flower: calyx tube 2--4 mm; petals 4--5 mm, pink to purple; stamens generally 6, +- 3 mm; styles (2)3. Fruit: 2--2.5 mm. Seed: many, oblong-ellipsoid.
Ecology: High-salinity marshes and intermittently flooded areas; Elevation: < 20 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo; Distribution Outside California: Oregon, Utah; Africa, southwestern Asia, native to Europe. Flowering Time: Apr--Sep Note: 1 record from Ballona Marsh, Los Angeles Co., 2009.
eFlora Treatment Author: Carrie Kiel & R. John Little
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Frankenia palmeri
Next taxon: Frankenia salina
Citation for this treatment: Carrie Kiel & R. John Little 2016. Frankenia pulverulenta, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26049, accessed on May 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 30, 2016.