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Micromonolepis pusilla (Torr. ex S. Watson) Ulbr.
Habit: Annual 4--14(20) cm, rounded, +- red, +- powdery, glabrous in age. Stem: 1--5 from base, +- intricately branched throughout, ultimate branches thread-like. Leaf: 3--6 mm, elliptic to +- oblong, entire or hastate, tip obtuse to rounded. Inflorescence: axillary or terminal; clusters 2--3-flowered, or flower 1. Flower: sepals 1--3, oblanceolate. Staminate Flower: stamens 1--2. Pistillate Flower: style 1, stigmas 2. Fruit: 0.5--1 mm, +- flattened; wall minutely tubercled, +- free from seed. Seed: vertical, lenticular, smooth, dark brown.
Ecology: Alkali flats; Elevation: 1000--2100 m. Bioregional Distribution: n SNH (e slope), MP, n SNE; Distribution Outside California: to Washington, Colorado. Flowering Time: May--Aug
Synonyms: Monolepis pusilla Torr. ex S. Watson
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce G. Baldwin, adapted from Holmgren (2003)
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Citation for this treatment: Bruce G. Baldwin, adapted from Holmgren (2003) 2017. Micromonolepis pusilla, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=89045, accessed on February 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 19, 2017.