hian goosefoot, pinyon goosefoot
Steven E. Clemants & Sergei L. Mosyakin in Flora of North America (vol. 4)
erect, branched, 1-4.5(-8) dm, farinose; basal branches erect, often weak; distal branches erect or nearly so, sparse.
nonaromatic; petiole 0.2-0.7 cm; blade elliptic-oblong or narrowly lanceolate, 3-veined, 1-2.5(-3) × 0.3-0.6(-0.8) cm, base cuneate, margins entire, apex acute to rounded, densely farinose abaxially.
glomerules in lateral spikes or panicles, 5-7 cm; glomerules densely spaced, maturing irregularly; bracts leaflike.
perianth segments 5, distinct nearly to base; lobes elliptic, oblong, or narrowly ovate, 0.8-1 × 0.6-0.8 mm, apex rounded, slightly keeled, densely farinose, erect and exposing fruit at maturity; stamens 5; stigmas 2, 0.2 mm.
ovoid; pericarp adherent, minutely tuberculate.
round, 1-1.4 mm diam., margins rounded; seed coat black, rugulate.
= 18. Fruiting late summer-early fall. Open, dry or moist areas including prairies, pastures, sand hills, roadsides, lakeshores; 500-3000 m; Alta., B.C., Sask.; Ariz., Calif., Colo., Nev., N.Mex., Oreg., Tex., Utah, Wash., Wyo.
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