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|Genus: Chylismia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Chylismia cardiophylla (Torr.) Small
Habit: Annual, perennial herb; rosette 0; hairs spreading, glandular or not. Stem: < 100 cm. Leaf: blade < 55 mm, ovate to rounded-cordate, irregularly dentate; petiole < 75 mm. Inflorescence: dense, nodding. Flower: opening at dusk; hypanthium 4.5--14 mm; sepals 3--9 mm; petals 3--12 mm, yellow or cream. Fruit: 20--55 mm, ascending, cylindric, +- straight; pedicel 1--18 mm. Seed: 0.5--0.7 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Note: Generally cross-pollinated. 3 subspecies, 2 in California.
Synonyms: Camissonia cardiophylla (Torr.) P.H. Raven
eFlora Treatment Author: Warren L. Wagner & Peter C. Hoch, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Warren L. Wagner
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Citation for this treatment: Warren L. Wagner & Peter C. Hoch, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Warren L. Wagner 2016. Chylismia cardiophylla, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=85350, accessed on December 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 10, 2016.