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This text currently parallels The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, Second Edition that is now available at the University of California Press.
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Annual, glabrous or with simple, forked, or many-branched hairs.
Leaf: basal, proximal cauline finely pinnately divided; distal petioled, pinnately lobed, base not lobed.
Inflorescence: much elongated.
Flower: sepals erect, base not sac-like; petals spoon-shaped to oblanceolate, white to pink or purple, clawed.
Fruit: silique, dehiscent, linear, flat parallel to septum or cylindric, unsegmented; stigma entire.
Seed: 14–94, in 1 or 2 rows, wingless.
5 species: North America. (Anagram of Arabis) [Al-Shehbaz 2007 Novon 17:397–402] Sibara virginica now called Planodes virginicum.
1. Plant hairy; fruit (0.8)1.2–2.5(3.2) cm, 1.2–1.5 mm wide, curved; petals 2–3.5 mm, 0.5–1 mm wide; seeds 16–24 ..... S. deserti
1' Plant glabrous; fruit 2.5–4.1 cm, 0.7–0.9 mm wide, straight; petals 3.5–6 mm, 2–3 mm wide; seeds 32–40 ..... S. filifolia
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