Chenopodium nevadense

Standley in N. L. Britton et al.

in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 21: 16. 1916.

IllustratedEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 292. Mentioned on page 277, 278, 291.

Stems erect to ascending, much-branched, 1.2–3.5 dm, glabrous to sparsely farinose. Leaves nonaromatic; petiole 0.2–1 cm; blade rhombic-ovate to elliptic or oblong, 3-veined, 0.5–2 × 0.3–1 cm, base cuneate, margins entire or occasionally with few teeth or lobes, apex rounded or obtuse, sparsely farinose. Inflorescences glomerules in terminal panicles, 5–29 × 8–27 cm; glomerules small, maturing mixed; bracts linear. Flowers: perianth segments 5, distinct nearly to base; lobes ovate to oblong, slightly keeled, 0.6–0.7 × 0.3–0.5 mm, apex acute to obtuse, glabrous, irregularly covering fruit at maturity; stamens 5; stigmas 2, 0.2 mm. Achenes ovoid; pericarp adherent, warty, smooth. Seeds 0.7–0.8 × 0.4–0.5 mm, margins rounded; seed-coat black, smooth.


Phenology: Fruiting spring–fall.
Habitat: Sand, gravel, or clay flats, sandy alkaline soils, sandy calcareous alluvium
Elevation: 1200-1800 m

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Chenopodium nevadense"
dehiscent +  and indehiscent +
glabrous +  and farinose +
Acute (?) +  and Obtuse (?) +
Steven E. Clemants +  and Sergei L. Mosyakin +
Standley in N. L. Britton et al. +
slippery +
aromatic +
cuneate +
Fremontiana +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
rhombic-ovate +  and elliptic or oblong +
0.3cm;1cm +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
Calif. +, Nev. +  and Oreg. +
1200-1800 m +
hippocrepiform +  and annular +
symmetric +, or +  and uniseriate +
dehiscent +  and indehiscent +
Sand, gravel, or clay flats, sandy alkaline soils, sandy calcareous alluvium +
small white +
inflated +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (29 cm290 mm <br />0.29 m <br />) +
8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (27 cm270 mm <br />0.27 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
nonaromatic +
not fleshy +
0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br /> (0.07 cm0.7 mm <br />7.0e-4 m <br />) +
keeled +, ovate +  and oblong +
0.3mm;0.5mm +
not winged +  and winged +
occasionally +  and entire +
farinose +  and glabrous +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
1 +  and single +
persistent +  and deciduous +
chartaceous +  and membranaceous +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Fruiting spring–fall. +
in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. +
pointing +  and ascending +
bulbous +  and taprooted +
fusiform +
fleshy +  and fibrous +
honeycombed +  and smooth +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (?) +
0.07 cm0.7 mm <br />7.0e-4 m <br /> (0.08 cm0.8 mm <br />8.0e-4 m <br />) +
lenticular +  and subglobose +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br />) +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
cylindric +
not imbricate +
keeled +  and rounded +
much-branched +
opposite +  and alternate +
erect +  and ascending +
not fleshy +
filiform +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (?) +  and 2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (?) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
reduced;small +
horizontal +  and vertical +
verrucate +
Chenopodium nevadense +
Chenopodium subsect. Fremontia +
species +
dehiscent +  and indehiscent +
glabrous +  and pubescent +
polygamous +, dioecious +  and monoecious +
not imbricate +
keeled +  and rounded +