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|Family: Ranunculaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Myosurus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Myosurus cupulatus S. Watson
Habit: Plant 3.3--16 cm. Inflorescence: scape 2.2--12 cm. Flower: sepals +- 3-nerved, scarious margin narrow or 0. Fruit: outer face 0.8--1.2 mm, 0.6--1 mm wide, round, occasionally square, bordered with prominent ridge; beak 0.6--1.2 mm, +- divergent from fruit surface; aggregate 13--42 mm, 2--3 mm wide, long-exserted from leaves.
Ecology: Dry hillsides or canyon bottoms in scrub; Elevation: 350--1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: e DMtns; Distribution Outside California: to Texas, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan T. Whittemore
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Myosurus apetalus var. montanus
Next taxon: Myosurus minimus
Citation for this treatment: Alan T. Whittemore 2017. Myosurus cupulatus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=34223, accessed on February 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 26, 2017.