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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gayophytum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gayophytum decipiens H. Lewis & Szweyk.
Stem: < 50 cm; branches +- throughout, generally 2--8 nodes between. Leaf: 1--3 cm, generally +- reduced distally on stem. Inflorescence: 1st flower generally 1--5 nodes distal to base. Flower: petals 1.1--1.8 mm; larger stamens 0.8--1.5 mm; ovary hairy. Fruit: 6--8 mm, > pedicel, +- not flat, slightly knobby. Seed: 10--25, +- opposite, glabrous to dense-puberulent. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Pinyon/juniper woodland, pine, fir forest; Elevation: 1800--4200 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH, SnGb, SnBr, MP, W&I, DMtns (Panamint Range); Distribution Outside California: +- western United States. Flowering Time: May--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Harlan Lewis
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gayophytum
Next taxon: Gayophytum diffusum
Citation for this treatment: Harlan Lewis 2017. Gayophytum decipiens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=26538, accessed on March 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 23, 2017.