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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Stutzia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Stutzia covillei (Standl.) E.H. Zacharias
Habit: Annual 1--4.5 dm. Stem: many-branched from base, +- striate, green, glabrous to sparsely fine-scaly. Leaf: blades 10--40 mm, lanceolate to deltate, fleshy, brittle in age, base tapered to hastate. Pistillate Inflorescence: bracts in fruit 5--20 mm, fused proximally, lanceolate to deltate, smooth or tubercled, base 2-lobed. Pistillate Flower: calyx lobes(1)3(5), translucent. Seed: 1--1.5 mm, brown. Chromosomes: 2n=18.
Ecology: Saline soils, flats; Elevation: < 2100 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnJV, SNE, DMoj; Distribution Outside California: Nevada. Flowering Time: Apr--Aug
Synonyms: Atriplex covillei (Standl.) J.F. Macbr.; Atriplex phyllostegia (Torr. ex S. Watson) S. Watson sensu TJM (1993), in part
eFlora Treatment Author: Elizabeth H. Zacharias, as part of Atriplex
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Citation for this treatment: Elizabeth H. Zacharias, as part of Atriplex 2016. Stutzia covillei, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=95111, accessed on August 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 24, 2016.