Canbya Parry ex A. Gray
  • Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 12: 51–52, pl. 1. 1877.
  • Pygmy-poppy [for William M 1904, Delaware botanist]

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Canbya Parry ex A. Gray. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 27 Oct 2021'

General Information

Herbs , annual, semiacaulescent, very small, glabrous, from taproots; sap clear. Stems branching at and just above ground level, leafy, branches short. Leaves alternate, congested in tufts, sessile; blade unlobed, linear-oblong, fleshy, margins entire. Inflorescences axillary, 1-flowered, much exceeding leaves; peduncle slender. Flowers: sepals 3, distinct; petals 5-7; stamens 6-15; pistil 3-4-carpellate; ovary ovoid, 1-locular; style absent; stigmas 3(-4), linear, radiate-recurved, appressed or adherent to ovary. Capsules erect, ovoid to oblong-ovoid, 3(-4)-valved, dehiscing from apex. Seeds many, brown, oblong-obovoid to ellipsoid, slightly arcuate, 0.6-0.8 mm, glossy, aril absent. x = 8.

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    Other Local Names

    Pygmy-poppy [for William M 1904, Delaware botanist]

     Information From

    Flora of North America @
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).