. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British possessions : from Newfoundland to the parallel of the southern boundary of Virginia and from the Atlantic Ocean westward to the 102nd meridian. Botany. Oe.n GOOSEFOOT FAMILY. 6. MONOLEPIS Schrad. Ind. Scm. Gott. 4. 1830. Low annual branching herbs, with small narrow alternate entire toothed or lobed leaves, and polygamous or perfect flowers in small axillary clusters. Calyx of a single persistent herbaceous sepal. Stamen I. Styles 2, slender. Utricle flat, the pericarp adherent to the smooth vertical seed. Embryo a v

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. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British possessions : from Newfoundland to the parallel of the southern boundary of Virginia and from the Atlantic Ocean westward to the 102nd meridian. Botany. Oe.n GOOSEFOOT FAMILY. 6. MONOLEPIS Schrad. Ind. Scm. Gott. 4. 1830. Low annual branching herbs, with small narrow alternate entire toothed or lobed leaves, and polygamous or perfect flowers in small axillary clusters. Calyx of a single persistent herbaceous sepal. Stamen I. Styles 2, slender. Utricle flat, the pericarp adherent to the smooth vertical seed. Embryo a v
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. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British possessions : from Newfoundland to the parallel of the southern boundary of Virginia and from the Atlantic Ocean westward to the 102nd meridian. Botany. Oe.n GOOSEFOOT FAMILY. 6. MONOLEPIS Schrad. Ind. Scm. Gott. 4. 1830. Low annual branching herbs, with small narrow alternate entire toothed or lobed leaves, and polygamous or perfect flowers in small axillary clusters. Calyx of a single persistent herbaceous sepal. Stamen I. Styles 2, slender. Utricle flat, the pericarp adherent to the smooth vertical seed. Embryo a very nearly complete ring in tlie mealy endosperm, its radicle turned downward. [Greek, single-scale, from the solitary sepal.] About 5 species, natives of western North America and northern .â \sia. Type species: Mono- lefis trifida Schrad. I. Monolepis Nuttalliana (R. & S.) Greene. Monolepis. Fig. 1696. Blilum chenopodioides Nutt. Gen. i: 4. 181S. Not Lam. 1783. mUum Nultalliaiuim R. & S. Mant. i : 65. 1822. Monolepis chenopodioides Moq. in DC. Prodr. 13=: 85. 1849. Monolepis Nuttalliana Greene, Fl. Fran. 168. 1891. Slightly mealy when young, pale green, glabrous or nearly so when old; stem 3'-i2' high; branches many, ascending. Leaves lanceolate in outline, short-petioled, or the upper sessile, 4'-2j' long, narrowed at the base, 3-lobed, the middle lobe lin- ear or linear-oblong, acute or acuminate, 2-4 times as long as the ascending lateral ones; flowers clus- tered in the axils; sepal oblanceolate or spatulate, acute or subacute; pericarp minutely pitted, about i" broad; margins of the seed acute. In alkaline or dry soil, Manitoba and the Northwest Territory to Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico and southern California. June-Sept.. 7. ATRIPLEX [Tourn.] L. Sp. PI. 1052. 1753. Annual or perennial herbs or low shrubs, often scurfy-canescent or silvery. Leaves alternate, petioled or sessile, or soime of them opposite. Flowers dioecious or monoecious, small,

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