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|Family: Brassicaceae (Cruciferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual to perennial herb, low, +- fleshy, glabrous. Leaf: basal simple, thick, petioled; cauline petioled or sessile, basally lobed, entire or dentate. Inflorescence: elongate. Flower: sepals ascending to spreading, base not sac-like; petals oblanceolate to oblong or elliptic, white. Fruit: silicle, round to oblong, +- inflated or flat perpendicular to septum, sessile, dehiscent, unsegmented; stigma entire. Seed: 5--32, 2 rows per chamber.
Species In Genus: 16 species: North America, Europe, Asia, northwestern Africa. Etymology: (Latin: spoon, from basal leaves of some species)
eFlora Treatment Author: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Chorispora tenella
Next taxon: Cochlearia groenlandica
Citation for this treatment: Ihsan A. Al-Shehbaz 2016. Cochlearia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10490, accessed on May 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 30, 2016.