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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Amaranthaceae

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

1. Cauline leaves ; flower unisexual, plants monoecious or dioecious ..... AMARANTHUS

1' Cauline leaves generally ; flower 

2. Hairs  ..... TIDESTROMIA

2' Hairs  or 0

3. Leaves fleshyinflorescence , flowers 1–3 ..... NITROPHILA

3' Leaves not fleshy; inflorescence axillary, terminal, or both, flowers > 3

4. Perianth parts free ..... ALTERNANTHERA

4' Perianth parts fused >= 1/2 ..... [GUILLEMINEA]



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