Agriophyllum squarrosum (L.) Moq.
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Agriophyllum squarrosum (L.) Moq. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000524483. Accessed on: 31 Mar 2020'

General Information

Plants 15-50 cm tall. Stem erect, light green, firm, obscurely ribbed, covered with ramified hairs when young, branched from base; lowest branches often opposite or whorled, spreading; upper branches opposite, obliquely spreading. Leaves sessile, lanceolate to linear, 1.3-7 cm × 1-10 mm, base attenuate, apex acute; longitudinal veins 3-9, prominent. Spikes axillary, sessile, dense, ovoid or ellipsoid; bracts broadly ovate, reflexed in fruit, abaxially hairy, apex abruptly acute, mucronate. Perianth segments 1-3, membranous. Stamens 2 or 3; filaments subulate, pellucid; anthers ovoid. Utricle ovoid or ellipsoid, compressed, slightly convex abaxially, hairy when young, slightly wing-margined distally; beak parted into 2 slightly recurved, linear, compressed beaks, each usually with a subapical, small, flattened tooth. Seed subglobose, glabrous, sometimes speckled with light brown. Fl. and fr. Aug-Oct.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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