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Key to Myosurus

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(For a list of species in Myosurus, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Fruit body not , length ± = width, keel in depression; e DMtns ..... M. cupulatus

1' Fruit body ± compressed laterally, length > width, keel not in depression; CA-FP, GB

2. Inflorescence in fruitleaves 0–0.2 cm ..... M. sessilis

2' Inflorescence in fruit > leaves, peduncle 0.9–13 cm

3. Fruit beak , parallel to fruit surface, 0.05–0.4 mm ..... M. minimus

3' Fruit beak ± , diverging from fruit surface, 0.6–1.4 mm ..... M. apetalus

4. Fruit aggregate 4–9 mm; sepal 1-veined, widely scarious-margined ..... var. borealis

4' Fruit aggregate 11–26 mm; sepal 3-veined, narrowly scarious-margined ..... var. montanus



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