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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gayophytum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gayophytum diffusum Torr. & A. Gray
Stem: < 60 cm; branches at base or not, generally forked distally. Leaf: 1--6 cm, generally reduced distally on stem. Inflorescence: 1st flower 1--20 nodes distal to base. Flower: ovary hairy. Fruit: 3--15 mm, sessile or generally > pedicel, cylindric, slightly to very knobby. Seed: 3--18, alternate or +- opposite, in each chamber occasionally in 2 rows and overlapped, glabrous to densely puberulent. Chromosomes: 2n=28.
Note: Complex from several 2n=14 species; subspecies may intergrade locally.
eFlora Treatment Author: Harlan Lewis
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gayophytum decipiens
Next taxon: Gayophytum diffusum subsp. diffusum
Citation for this treatment: Harlan Lewis 2016. Gayophytum diffusum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26539, 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.