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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gayophytum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gayophytum humile A. Juss.
Habit: Herbage generally glabrous. Stem: < 30 cm; branches 0 or generally only proximal, not forked, tips +- glandular-puberulent or not. Leaf: 1--2.5 cm, little reduced distally. Inflorescence: 1st flower 1--3 nodes distal to base. Flower: petals 0.8--1.5 mm; larger stamens +- 0.7 mm; ovary glabrous or glandular-puberulent. Fruit: 8--17 mm, sessile, +- like leaves, flat, grooved along midline, slightly to very knobby; lateral 2 valves staying attached, wider. Seed: 24--50, ascending, +- opposite, glabrous. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Drying margins of wet sites, snowbeds; Elevation: 750--3200 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, SN, SCoR, PR, TR, Wrn; Distribution Outside California: +- western United States; South America. Flowering Time: May--Sep
Synonyms: Gayophytum nuttallii Torr. & A. Gray
eFlora Treatment Author: Harlan Lewis
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gayophytum heterozygum
Next taxon: Gayophytum oligospermum
Citation for this treatment: Harlan Lewis 2016. Gayophytum humile, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26544, accessed on February 11, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 11, 2016.