Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Camissoniopsis pallida (Pale Suncup)

3/4/17 Shaver's Valley, Eastern Riverside County, CA


COMMON NAME: Pale Suncup

SPECIES: Camissoniopsis pallida

FAMILY: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

LIFE LIST DATE: 3/4/2017

LOCATION: Shaver's Valley, Eastern Riverside County, CA


Treatment from Jepson eFlora:

Habit: Annual, rosetted, +- gray, densely strigose, inflorescence also glandular. 

Stem: decumbent and branched or erect and simple, < 60 cm. 

Leaf: 10--30 mm; cauline narrowly lance-elliptic, +- entire to minutely dentate; petiole < 2 mm. 

Flower: petal basal spots 1--3. 

Fruit: 10--25 mm, 1.1--1.2 mm wide, +- 4-angled, straight to 3-coiled. 

Seed: 1--1.5 mm. 

Note: Generally self-pollinated. Subspecies intergrade. 

Synonyms: Camissonia pallida (Abrams) P.H. Raven

eFlora Treatment Author: Warren L. Wagner & Peter C. Hoch, family description, key to genera; treatment of genera by Warren L. Wagner

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