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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gayophytum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gayophytum eriospermum Coville
Stem: < 1 m; branches 0 near base, forked distally. Leaf: 2--7.5 cm, much reduced distally on stem. Inflorescence: 1st flower generally 10--20 nodes distal to base. Flower: petals 4--8 mm; larger stamens 3--7 mm; ovary hairy, stigma exserted beyond anthers, hemispheric. Fruit: 4--16 mm, > pedicel, slightly knobby. Seed: 4--12, alternate, glabrous to densely puberulent. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Open montane forest; Elevation: 100--3200 m. Bioregional Distribution: SN (s of Placer Co.). Flowering Time: Jun--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Harlan Lewis
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gayophytum diffusum subsp. parviflorum
Next taxon: Gayophytum heterozygum
Citation for this treatment: Harlan Lewis 2016. Gayophytum eriospermum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26542, accessed on September 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 26, 2016.