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|Family: Aizoaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Sesuvium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Sesuvium verrucosum Raf.
Habit: Branched from base, minute-papillate. Stem: many, < 9 dm; nodes not rooting. Leaf: 0.5--4 cm, linear to widely spoon-shaped; base clasping stem. Inflorescence: axillary; pedicel 0 or short. Flower: sepals 4--10 mm, hooded, beaked, or both near or at tip, abaxially papillate, margins scarious; filaments fused to midlength, +- red. Fruit: 4--5 mm. Seed: 0.8--1 mm, smooth.
Ecology: Uncommon. Moist or seasonally dry flats, margins of generally saline wetlands; Elevation: < 1400 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, GV, SCoRO, SCo, WTR, PR, GB, D; Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, Kansas, South America. Flowering Time: Apr--Nov
eFlora Treatment Author: Wayne R. Ferren, Jr.
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Sesuvium
Next taxon: Tetragonia
Citation for this treatment: Wayne R. Ferren, Jr. 2016. Sesuvium verrucosum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=44236, accessed on December 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 06, 2016.