Kallstroemia parviflora Norton

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Kallstroemia parviflora Norton

  • Description

    Species Description - Annual; stems 3–6 dm, finely pubescent with incurved ascending hairs and ± coarsely hirsute; lvs 3–6 cm, short-petioled; lfls usually 4 pairs, elliptic or oblong, pubescent; peduncles 1–3 cm; fls 1 cm wide; fr-body ovoid, strigose, 4 mm, the beak slightly longer. Disturbed dry places, often along railways; Ill. to Ariz., s. to Mex. and C. Amer. (K. intermedia)

  • Common Names

    small-flowered caltrop