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|Family: Resedaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Reseda||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Reseda odorata L.
Habit: Annual, glabrous or sparsely hairy. Stem: < 6 dm. Leaf: entire to 3-lobed. Inflorescence: bracts 2--6 mm, persistent in fruit; pedicel 4--12 mm. Flower: sepals 6; petals 6, 2.5--4.5 mm, not alike, distal deeply lobed, proximal reduced, +- white; stamens 20--25, filaments not persistent. Fruit: generally pendent, 3-parted. Seed: 2--2.2 mm, rough. Chromosomes: 2n=12,14.
Ecology: Disturbed ground; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo, SCo; Distribution Outside California: native to Mediterranean. Flowering Time: Feb--Sep Note: Occasional garden escape.
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas F. Daniel
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Reseda luteola
Next taxon: Rhamnaceae
Citation for this treatment: Thomas F. Daniel 2017. Reseda odorata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=41031, accessed on March 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 26, 2017.