Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1876, Camelina microcarpa  
 

 

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  Brassicaceae Camelina microcarpa
Photographed 15 November 2018.

Coll. No. 1876, characters observed: Annual, terrestrial, herb, to 80 cm. tall; Stem, erect, mostly single, some branched mid-stem; Leaves, basal, absent or withered, cauline, #20-25, sessile, basally lobed, 62 mm. × 10 mm. wide, reduced above, lanceolate, hairs simple and forked; Inflorescence, to 200 mm. × 35 mm. wide, not bracted, not one-sided; Flowers, radial; Pedicels, 8 mm.; Sepals, #4, 2.4 mm. × 0.8 mm. wide, ovate, color, green, tip purplish, abaxially hairy; Petals, 4.0 mm. × 0.7 mm. wide, oblong-spatulate, margin, entire, color, yellow; Stamens, #6, 3 mm.; Filaments, plain or maybe very narrowly winged; Anthers, 0.7 mm., ovate; Ovary, 1.8 mm. × 0.9 mm. wide; Style, 0.8 mm.; Stigma, capitate, 0.4 mm. wide; Fruit, pedicels, 15 mm., 3× than fruit, spreading, mature fruit, 5 mm. × 3.2 mm. wide, somewhat flattened, parallel to replum, coriaceous, short-winged, valve mid-vein apparent but not prominent; Seeds, many, 1.0 mm. × 0.7 mm. wide, angled, papillate.

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