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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Monolepis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Monolepis nuttalliana (Schult.) Greene
Habit: Plant 5--50 cm, powdery, glabrous in age. Stem: prostrate to ascending. Leaf: 10--30(40) mm, +- lanceolate, fleshy, proximal with >= 2 teeth near base, hastate or not, distal +- entire. Inflorescence: flowers 5--15+ per cluster. Flower: sepal 1, 1 mm, oblanceolate to obovate, membranous; stamen 1. Fruit: 1.1--1.5 mm; wall minutely pitted, adherent to seed. Chromosomes: n=9.
Ecology: Generally moist, +- alkaline clay soils in disturbed areas; Elevation: < 3700 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA (exc NW); Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, central North America, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Apr--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce G. Baldwin, adapted from Holmgren (2003)
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Citation for this treatment: Bruce G. Baldwin, adapted from Holmgren (2003) 2017. Monolepis nuttalliana, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33962, accessed on January 20, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 20, 2017.