Crunocallis chamissonis

Comprehensive Description

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Crunocallis chamissonis L/edeb Rydb. Bull. Torrey Club 33 : 139. L906.
lose. 1: 139 1831.
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Mont Rob. 4 Fern Perennials, creeping or floating, rooting, producing axillary filiform branches bearing globose cormlets at the apex; stems slender, 1-3 dm. long; leaves opposite, oblanceolate, 2-5 cm. long, 5-15 mm. wide; flowers in axillary or subterminal 1-9-flowered bractless racemes; pedicels slender, recurved in fruit, 1-2.5 cm. long; sepals unequal, orbicular or obovate, 2-3 mm. long; petals pink, 7—8 mm. long, obovate, entirt; capsule obovoid, much shorter than the sepals; seeds mostly solitary, suborbicular, black, finely reticulate-grooved, 1.5 mm. long.
Type locality: Aleutian Islands.
Distribution: Springs and mossy banks, Alaska to Manitoba, Iowa, New Mexico, and southern California.
bibliographic citation
Percy Wilson, Per Axel Rydberg. 1932. CHENOPODIALES. North American flora. vol 21(4). New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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