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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gayophytum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gayophytum oligospermum H. Lewis & Szweyk.
Habit: Plant herbage generally glabrous. Stem: < 70 cm; branches generally 0 at base, forked distally, tips occasionally barely hairy, 2° branches generally many. Leaf: 1.5--6 cm, much reduced distally on stem. Inflorescence: 1st flower generally 10--20 nodes distal to base. Flower: petals 1.5--2.5 mm; larger stamens 1.2--1.5 mm; ovary puberulent. Fruit: 4--9 mm, +- = pedicel, very knobby. Seed: (1)3--5, alternate, glabrous. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Open pine forest; Elevation: 1200--2800 m. Bioregional Distribution: TR, PR. Flowering Time: Jun--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Harlan Lewis
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gayophytum humile
Next taxon: Gayophytum racemosum
Citation for this treatment: Harlan Lewis 2017. Gayophytum oligospermum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26546, accessed on January 18, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 18, 2017.