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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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Plant ± glaucous; caudex branched or simple.
Stem: simple or branched distally.
Leaf: petiole 0.4–7.3 cm; blade 0.4–3 cm; cauline ovate to ± oblong.
Flower: sepals 1.6–5.3 mm; petals spoon-shaped.
Fruit: pedicel 2.5–15 mm.
Seed: 2–10, 1.1–2.1 mm, ovate.
2n=28. 5 subspp. [Online Interchange]
Unabridged synonyms: [Thlaspi fendleri A. Gray; Thlaspi montanum L. var. fendleri (A. Gray) P.K. Holmgren]
Unabridged note: North America plants of this sp. were treated by P.K. Holmgren as conspecific with the European Noccaea montana (as Thlaspi montanum L.), but further studies indicate these are not closely related.
1. Fr elliptic, tip acute, length 2.2–3.2 × width; pedicel ascending to ± spreading, forming 15–60(70)° angle with rachis ..... subsp. californica
1' Fr obovate to obcordate, tip obtuse to truncate or notched, length 1–2 × width; pedicel spreading to strongly descending, forming (60)70–130° angle with rachis ..... subsp. glauca
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