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|Family: Onagraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Gayophytum||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Gayophytum ramosissimum Torr. & A. Gray
Habit: Herbage +- glabrous. Stem: < 50 cm; branches throughout, forked except at base, 2° branches generally many. Leaf: 1--4 cm, much reduced distally on stem. Inflorescence: 1st flower 5--15 nodes distal to base. Flower: petals 0.7--1.5 mm; larger stamens +- 0.5 mm; ovary glabrous or puberulent. Fruit: 3--9 mm, generally < pedicel, cylindric, slightly knobby. Seed: 10--30, in each chamber in 2 rows, overlapped, glabrous. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Ecology: Sagebrush scrub; Elevation: 500--3500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRH, n SN, GB; Distribution Outside California: +- western United States. Flowering Time: May--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Harlan Lewis
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Gayophytum racemosum
Next taxon: Ludwigia
Citation for this treatment: Harlan Lewis 2016. Gayophytum ramosissimum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=26549, accessed on May 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 28, 2016.