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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Dysphania||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Dysphania pumilio (R. Br.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Habit: Annual, prostrate to ascending, 12--45 cm. Stem: glandular. Leaf: blade 4--25 mm, elliptic to lanceolate, coarsely wavy-dentate, lobes obtuse; base generally tapered, glandular abaxially. Inflorescence: axillary, dense +- spheric clusters, 3--6 mm diam. Flower: calyx lobes distinct +- to base, generally keeled, sessile-glandular, papery in age, weakly enclosing fruit; stamens 0--1. Fruit: +- 0.5 mm diam; wall smooth, adherent to seed, margin acute or occasionally round. Seed: generally vertical. Chromosomes: 2n=16,18.
Ecology: Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 3000 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoR, CaR, SN, GV, SnFrB, SCo, TR, w PR, MP; Distribution Outside California: to eastern United States, northern Mexico; native to Australia. Flowering Time: Jul--Aug
Synonyms: Chenopodium pumilio R. Br.
eFlora Treatment Author: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce
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Previous taxon: Dysphania multifida
Next taxon: Extriplex
Citation for this treatment: Steven E. Clemants & Nuri Benet-Pierce 2016. Dysphania pumilio, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=81842, accessed on September 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 26, 2016.