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|Family: Montiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Calyptridium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Calyptridium arizonicum (J. T. Howell) M. G. Simpson, M. Silveira, & Guilliams
Habit: Annual 2--11 cm; taproot slender. Leaf: basal and cauline, 1--3 cm, basal generally withering in fruit. Inflorescence: axillary, raceme or panicle, open to dense, 1--3.5 cm; bracts ovate to elliptic; pedicel stout, <= 1 mm, appearing jointed at base or not; flowers persistent in fruit to not. Flower: sepals widely reniform, margin scarious. Fruit: 6--7 mm, exserted from calyx. Seed: 0.7--0.8 mm, shiny, papillae 0.
Ecology: Coarse, well-drained soils in desert scrub, wash; Elevation: 600--800 m. Bioregional Distribution: w DSon (northern Pinyon Mtn area in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park); Distribution Outside California: southern Arizona, northwestern Mexico. Flowering Time: Mar--Apr Note: 2 populations known in California.
Synonyms: Calyptridium parryi A. Gray var. arizonicum J. T. Howell; Cistanthe parryi var. arizonica (J.T. Howell) Kartesz & Gandhi
eFlora Treatment Author: C. Matt Guilliams & John M. Miller
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Calyptridium
Next taxon: Calyptridium monandrum
Citation for this treatment: C. Matt Guilliams & John M. Miller 2017. Calyptridium arizonicum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, Revision 2, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=95389, accessed on March 29, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 29, 2017.